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Increase Mather, his works

Thomas James Holmes

Increase Mather, his works

being a short-title catalogue of the published writings that can be ascribed to him

by Thomas James Holmes

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Published by [William Gwinn Mather] in Cleveland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mather, Increase, 1639-1723 -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Thomas J. Holmes.
    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsMather, William Gwinn, 1857-1951., Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8554 .H745
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6747385M
    LC Control Number30023636

    The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Increase Mather (Mather, Increase, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. Mather, Increase, A Brief History of the Warr with the Indians in New England () (PDF with commentary at ) Mather, Increase, Cases of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits Personating Men, . Increase’s political life and religious life, his presidency, his slaveholding and associations with the Salem Witch Trials-- from mid-February through the end of the academic year. Along with many curious Mather residents and visitors, President Drew Faust—a historian of the Civil War and the American South—also visited the Size: 1MB.

      The history of King Philip's war Item Preview remove-circle Mather, Increase, ; Mather, Cotton, ; Drake, Samuel Gardner, Publication date Topics Mather family, King Philip's War, Publisher Boston: Pages: Increase Mather, the youngest son of the Reverend Richard Mather () of Dorchester, and the father of Cotton Mather (), has been described as the "foremost American Puritan" of his generation. Teacher of the Second Church of Boston for more than fifty years, president of Harvard College from to , agent for the.

    John Cotton was an English clergyman and colonist. He was a principal figure among the New England Puritan ministers, who also included Thomas Hooker, Increase Mather (who became his son-in-law), John Davenport, and Thomas Shepard and John Norton, who wrote his first biography. Cotton was the grandfather of Cotton Mather, who was named after him. Cotton Mather (măŧħ´ər), –, American Puritan clergyman and writer, , grad. Harvard (B.A., ; M.A., ); son of Increase Mather and grandson of Richard Mather and of John Cotton. He was ordained () and became a colleague of his father at North Church, Boston, serving as pastor in his father's absences and after his father's death ().


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Increase Mather has 83 books on Goodreads with ratings. Increase Mather’s most popular book is A Brief History of the War with the Indians in New-Eng. Increase Mather, (born JDorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony [U.S.]—died AugBoston), Boston Congregational minister, author, and educator, who was a determining influence his works book the councils of New England during the crucial period when leadership passed into the hands of the first native-born generation.

He was the son of Richard Mather. Of his publications, several representative types can be singled out. Like all Puritan biographical writings, The Life and Death of That Reverend Man of God, Mr. Richard Mather (; ) and The Autobiography of Increase Mather (publ. ) reveal the Puritan penchant for didacticism.

The former presents his father as typological. Increase Mather: A Bibliography of His Works [Holmes, Thomas James, Murdock, Kenneth Ballard, Dow, George Francis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Increase Mather: A Bibliography of His WorksAuthor: Robert E. Spiller, Thomas J.

Holmes, George Parker Winship, Kenneth Ballard Murdock, George Francis. Increase Mather (J O.S. – Aug O.S.) was a major figure in the early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay (now the Commonwealth of Massachusetts).

He was a Puritan Increase Mather who was involved with the government of the colony, the administration of Harvard College, and most notoriously, the. Cotton Mather wrote and published more than works.

His magnum opus was Magnalia Christi Americana (), an ecclesiastical history of America from the founding of New England to his own time. His Manuductio ad Ministerium () was a handbook of advice for young graduates to the ministry: on doing good, on college love affairs, on poetry.

Genre/Form: Bibliography History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holmes, Thomas James, Increase Mather. Cleveland, O., (OCoLC) "From our bibliography of his [Increase Mather's] works, now in the press."--Foreword signed: The William Gwinn Mather library, T.J.H.

Description: 3 preliminary leaves, 59 pages. Increase Mather was born Jin the Dorchester, Massachusetts, parsonage of his father, Richard Mather. His mother, née Katharine Hoult, was.

Increase Mather looked with favor on the government of Sir William Phips. After his influence declined somewhat, but he remained powerful to the end. He was president of Harvard College (–), but he was inactive and spent little time in Cambridge. His writing reflected the concerns of his career.

Increase Mather was born in His parents had joined other Puritans in coming to America to settle in New England. There were six boys in the family, and five of them became ministers.

Increase was the youngest son. His parents encouraged scholarship, and Increase was a. Increase Mather was a Puritan minister who was involved with the government of the colony, acting as ambassador-extraordinary to the courts of England.

He served as President of Harvard College from toand with his son, Cotton Mather was involved in /5. COTTON MATHER (//8). The eldest son of New England's leading divine, Increase Mather, and grandson of the colony's spiritual founders Richaard Mather and John Cotton, Mather was born in Boston, educated at Harvard (B.A.

; M.A. ), and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Glasgow University (). Author of Soul-saving Gospel truths, Awakening soul-saving truths, The history of King Philip's war, An essay for the recording of illustrious providences, A brief discourse concerning the unlawfulness of the common prayer worship, Practical truths, plainly delivered, A call to the tempted, Sermons wherein those eight characters of the blessed commonly called.

The first authority for the life of Increase Mather is the work of his son Cotton Mather, Parentator: Memoirs of Remarkables in the Life and Death of the Ever Memorable Dr. Increase Mather (Boston, ); there are also a memoir and constant references in Cotton Mathers Magnalia (London, ).Children: Cotton Mather.

Therefore [Increase] Mather wrote his book. It is a legal brief without legal phraseology, of the law pertaining to witchcraft, in which precedents are cited and interpreted; it is really a simple codification, which the judges and the governor could plainly read and safely follow.

The whole question turned upon the nature of : Danvers Archival Center. Increase Mather. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ The Malleus Maleficarum of Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger (Dover Occult) Heinrich Kramer.

out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ A World of Darkness: Cotton Mather /5(17). Increase Mather (–) was a powerful Puritan clergyman in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and was president of Harvard College for twenty years (–).

He was influential in the administration of the colony during a time that coincided with the notorious Salem witch trials. Biography Early life. Mather was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, on J.

Increase Mather () had been the Governing Boards’ first choice to succeed Urian Oakes. After the death of John Rogers, however, the job offer first went to Joshua Moody, a minister from Portsmouth, N.H. Moody declined. By Increase Mather, Teacher of a Church at Boston in New-England.

Psal. Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the Children of Men. Psal. One Generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.

8 On the dates of publication, see Holmes, Cotton Mather,and Increase Mather: A Bibliography of His Works, 2 vols. (Cleveland, ),Further citations from Cotton Mather, The Wonders of the Invisible World (London, ), will appear in parentheses in the text.Increase Mather () was a Puritan minister at the original Old North Church in Boston, as well as a president of Harvard son Cotton () followed in his father’s.Cotton Mather's relationship with his well-known father, Increase Mather, is thought by some to have been a strained and difficult one.

Increase Mather was a pastor of the Old North Church and president of Harvard College ; he led an accomplished Born: FebruBoston, Massachusetts.