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Increase Mather, the foremost American Puritan

Kenneth Ballard Murdock

Increase Mather, the foremost American Puritan

by Kenneth Ballard Murdock

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mather, Increase, 1639-1723.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKenneth Ballard Murdock ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF67 .M477
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 442 p.
    Number of Pages442
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6682536M
    LC Control Number25021276
    OCLC/WorldCa466333

    Cotton Mather also took particular interest in the trial because of Burroughs' unorthodox religious beliefs and practices. He was found guilty and executed on Aug His hanging was the only one attended by Cotton Mather, who urged the sympathetic crowd against him. Increase Mather (J – Aug ) 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 minister who was involved with the government of the colony, the administration of Harvard College, and most notoriously, the Salem witch trials.

    exceptionalism cannot be settled in one book, but these are important issues raised by the life of Increase Mather that Hall could have con-fronted more directly and on which his views would be valued. In I Kenneth Murdock published Increase Mather: The Foremost American Puritan (Cambridge, Mass.). That work was the first product and. spatial setting of Puritan New England in the diaries of Increase Mather, “the foremost American Puritan”, and Cotton Mather, an authentic herald of God in his community. Ceaseless introspection resulted from the conviction that all spiritual progress was centered on the individual, places the diaries in a perpetual state of becoming.

    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 minister who was involved with the government of the colony, the administration of Harvard College, and most notoriously, the Children: Cotton Mather. Buy American Puritans: Their Prose and Poetry 56 edition () by Perry Miller for up to 90% off at : Columbia University Press.


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Increase Mather, the foremost American Puritan [Kenneth Ballard Murdock] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Increase Mather was born on J to Richard and Katherine Mather. He and four of his five brothers would follow Richard's call to guide the morality and spirituality of their fellow man, even as the family ventured with other Puritans to New England in the seventeenth century.

chapter iii. puritan emigrants; chapter iv. the settlement of the mathers in new england. — t h e birth of increase mather; chapter v.

boyhood; chapter vi. harvard college. the choice of a life work; chapter vii. experimental years england, ireland, and guernsey; chapter viii. beginnings in boston; chapter ix. the teacher of the second.

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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, ).

Father: Richard Mather (Puritan minister)Children: Cotton Mather. Increase Mather: The Foremost American Puritan. Cambridge, Massachusetts, "A Translation and an Analysis of the Role of a Ramist Catechism at Harvard"Catechismus LogicusIncrease Mather's, co-authored with Thomas Knoles, Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society (): External links.

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The definitive work on Increase Mather is Kenneth B. Murdock, Increase Mather: The Foremost American Puritan (). He is discussed in Robert Middlekauff, The Mathers: Three Generations of Puritan Intellectuals, (). Richard Mather, (bornLowton, Lancashire, Eng.—died ApDorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony [U.S.]), English-born American Congregational minister, father of Increase Mather and three other Puritan ministers.

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Powerful preacher, political negotiator for New England in the halls of Parliament, president of Harvard, father of Cotton Mather, Increase Mather was the epitome of the American Puritan. He was the most important spokesman of his generation for Congregationalism and became the last American Puritan of consequence as the seventeenth century ended.4/5.

Cotton Mather (–) was Increase Mather's son, a Puritan clergyman and a writer like his father. Cotton was ordained in and became a colleague of his father at North Church, Boston. He was pastor during his father's many absences and then after his father's death in. Start studying American Literary Periods.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Increase Mather. minister and leader who was the "foremost American Puritan"; president of Harvard.

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He was attacked and threatened for advocating that the public receive vaccinations for smallpox (a disease which had killed some of his children).

Byhe was the foremost American authority on vaccinations. versity Press brought out his biography of Increase Mather, sub-titled "The Foremost American Puritan." This was the first major study of Harvard's first and only "rector," the seventeenth-century New England diplomat called by Samuel Eliot Morison "a Yankee Mazarin," and Boston's celebrated divine.

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Increase Mather, The Foremost American Puritan by Kenneth B. Murdock, Harvard University Press. Murdock studied under Wendall and is also critical of Cotton Mather, but in a strong desire to show Increase Mather in a positive light he omits much. Cotton Mather, A Bibliography by TJ Holmes, Harvard University Press.

Holmes was Born: FebruBoston. Increase Mather (J – Aug ) 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 tri.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 ().