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  Cotton Mather - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cotton Mather was the son of influential minister Increase Mather.
Mather set the nation's moral tone, and sounded the call for second and third generation Puritans whose parents had left England for the New England colonies of North America to return to the theological roots of Puritanism.
Cotton Mather appears as one of the characters in the second book A Calculus of Angels of Gregory Keyes' trilogy, The Age of Unreason.
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 Cotton Mather - tScholars.com
After the fall of James II of England in 1688, Mather was among the leaders of a successful revolt against James' Governor of the consolidated Dominion of New England, Sir Edmund Andros.
The name "Cotton Mather" appears in a number of stories by HP Lovecraft, usually when a character is somehow related to the witches of New England.
Cotton Mather is made reference to in the short story "1692 Cotton Mather Newsreel," by Richard Brautigan, published in Revenge of the Lawn in 1972.
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 Cotton Mather (1663-1728)
Cotton did not enjoy the best of health as a child and suffered from a speech impediment, but his education in the local free school and the guidance of his father led to him being sent to college at Harvard when he was just twelve.
Cotton Mather was a prolific author, his output approaching 450 separately published works, most of them written after 1692, together with a considerable amount of material in manuscript form.
Cotton Mather lacked the personal force of his immediate forebears, and, perhaps because he was most of his life in the shadow of his father, seemed unable to exert the influence upon public affairs which he felt he should have done.
www.graceandtruth.org.uk /Articles/cotton_mather.htm   (1956 words)

 Cotton Mather   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cotton was the son of influential minister Increase Mather.
Cotton Mather appears as one of characters in the second book A Calculus Angels of Gregory Keyes ' trilogy The Age of Unreason.
Cotton Mather was the son of one great Puritan preacher, Increase Mather, and the grandson of two others, John Cotten and Richard Mather.
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 Cotton Mather (1663-1728)
Cotton's protracted stuttering suggests how fierce the struggle sometimes was; and there often seems to be a contest in his life between optimistic self-assertion and an equally potent despair.
Mather's distinguishing literary characteristic is the degree to which he merges history and autobiography.
Mather was apparently a humane, liberal, but suspicious owner, teaching Onesimus to read and write and allowing him outside income, but keeping him under strict surveillance.
www.georgetown.edu /bassr/heath/syllabuild/iguide/mather.html   (727 words)

 Cotton Mather - AskTheBrain.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cotton Mather's mission is to revamp, not replicate.
It was not Cotton Mather's God to whom the authors of the Declaration of Independence appealed,' it was to Nature's God.
The Mathers, a family of prominent Puritan preachers, are buried here, including Cotton Mather, a key figure in the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, and his father, Increase.
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 Biography of Cotton Mather
Mather wrote a letter to one of the three judges, John Richards, suggesting how they might approach evidentiary issues at the upcoming trials.
On August 19, Mather was in Salem to witness the execution of ex-minister George Burroughs for witchcraft.
Mather was given the official records of the Salem trials for use in preparation of a book that the judges hoped would favorably describe their role in the affair.
www.law.umkc.edu /faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/SAL_BMAT.HTM   (385 words)

 Cotton Mather, Puritan minister and theologian   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cotton Mather was a leading Puritan minister and theologian in colonial New England.
Mather involved himself in all the affairs of New England.
Mather gained fame and criticism for his support of smallpox inoculation during an epidemic in Boston in 1721.
www.lawtergenealogy.com /bin/histprof/misc/mather.html   (259 words)

 Cotton Mather Home Page
The Tryal of G[eorge] B[urroughs] at a Court of Oyer and Terminer, Held in Salem, 1692
A short biography of Cotton Mather describing his role in the Salem witchraft trials of 1692.
An inventory of documents related to Cotton Mather in the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.
www.spurgeon.org /~phil/mather.htm   (425 words)

 No. 1611: Benjamin Franklin and Cotton Mather
Cotton Mather was the archetypical conservative Puritan leader.
Mather was promoting the unheard-of practice of inoculation, which he'd learned from his African servant.
Franklin struck his head on the low doorjamb, and Mather intoned: "You are young, and have the world before you; stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps." Franklin did not miss the point.
www.uh.edu /admin/engines/epi1611.htm   (481 words)

 Cotton Mather
The son of Increase Mather and the grandson of John Cotton and Richard Mather, Cotton Mather lived all his life in Boston.
When Cotton inoculated his own son, who almost died from it, the whole community was wrathful, and a bomb was thrown through his chamber window.
Mather's interest in science and particularly in various American phenomena—published in his Curiosa Americana (1712-24)—won him membership in the Royal Society of London.
www.puritansermons.com /bio/biomathe.htm   (519 words)

 American Literature Essay Example: Puritan Literature and the Salem Witch Trials :: EssayAcademy.com
Cotton Mather was a minister of Boston's Old North church, and a true believer in witchcraft (Silverman).
Mather concluded that witchcraft, specifically that practiced by an Irish washerwoman who had yelled at the children (Mary Glover), was responsible for the children's problems.
In attendance was Cotton Mather, who was forced to interrupt the hanging, as he himself had recorded that any witch was incapable of reciting religious prayers.
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 Cotton Mather - Theopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cotton Mather (1663 1728) was a socially and politically influential Puritan minister, prolific author, and pamphleteer in New England.
Cotton Mather, likely named after his grandfather, John Cotton, was the son of influential minister Increase Mather.
A friend of a number of the judges charged with hearing the Salem witch trials, Mather on numerous occasions warned against "spectral evidence" (testimony about dreams and visions, accepted as evidence in court).
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 Cotton Mather Smith
SMITH, Cotton Mather, clergyman, born in Suffield, Connecticut, 26 October, 1731; died in Sharon, Connecticut, 27 November.
Cotton was graduated at Yale in 1751, taught the Stock-bridge Indians while studying theology, and in 1.753 was licensed to preach.
--His son, John Cotton, statesman, born in Sharon, Connecticut, 12 February, 1765; died there, 7 December, 1845, was graduated at Yale in 1783, admitted to the bar in 1786, and served several terms in the legislature, of which he was clerk in 1799 and speaker in 1800.
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 Mather, Cotton. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Harvard (B.A., 1678; M.A., 1681); son of Increase Mather and grandson of Richard Mather and of John Cotton.
He was ordained (1685) 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 (1723).
Even Mather’s benevolence—expressed in his actions and reflected in his writings, as in Essays to Do Good (1710)—had a core of smugness.
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 Cotton Mather - TheBestLinks.com - England, February 12, February 13, Harvard University, ...
Cotton Mather - TheBestLinks.com - England, February 12, February 13, Harvard University,...
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Cotton Mather appears as one of the characters in the second book A Calculus of sex of Gregory Keyes' trilogy The Age of Unreason.
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 Cotton Mather Mp3 Music Albums - CottonMather Pictures & Discography
Cotton Mather Mp3 Music Albums - CottonMather Pictures & Discography
Cotton Mather Mp3 Music Albums - Cotton Mather Pictures
A puritan clergyman and the eldest son of increase mather.
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 Cotton Mather
Harvard (B.A., 1678; M.A., 1681); son of Increase Mather and grandson of Richard Mather and of John Cotton.
He was ordained (1685) 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 (1723).
Mather Byles - Byles, Mather, 1707–88, American clergyman and poet, b.
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 Humbul full record view for -- The Cotton Mather Homepage
He has gathered a range of resources together on Cotton Mather (1663-1728), son of Increase Mather, famous for their involvement in the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692 in North America.
The site features writings by Cotton, such as What Must I do to be Saved?, The Duties of Parents to their Children, A Devil in New England, and his most famous work Magnalia Christii Americana.
Cotton Mather was the author of over 400 texts, of which there are 17 excerpts here.
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 April's Fool - Music Video Code of Cotton Mather
This song is just one of those song, you always find yourself singing along with Cotton Mather at the bottom of your heart thinking of you and all your past, present and future.
Cotton Mather voice is gorgeous and strong, always live enough to make Cotton Mather's fan delighted.
Cotton Mather's heartfelt singing and musicianship makes constant struggles with how we relate each event to our lives.
www.darknesslive.com /watch-music-video/video.php?id=2526   (260 words)

 Recherche.fr Encyclopédie : Cotton Mather   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cotton Mather (12 février 1663, Boston, Massachusetts, États-Unis - 13 février 1728, Boston, Massachusetts, États-Unis) était un ministre du culte puritain, auteur prolifique et pamphlétaire, fils du révérend Increase Mather.
Cotton Mather se distingua très vite par sa précocité et obtint sa licence (B.A.) de l'université d'Harvard à l'âge de 15 ans, en 1678.
Cotton Mather appuya son père lorsque celui mettait en garde les juges des procès des sorcières de Salem contre la recevabilité des témoignages de spectres (témoignages de victimes de sorcellerie affirmant avoir été attaquées par un fantôme prenant la forme de quelqu'un qu'elles connaissaient).
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 Models for Reformation: Cotton Mather
Cotton Mather was the most famous minister in New England at the close of the 17th century.
Everything that Mather wrote can be seen as a call to defend the old order of church authority against the encroachment of an increasingly secular world.
As an apologist for the 'old New England way' there is no doubt that Mather left himself open to attack, and by the end of the 17th century he had become a scapegoat for the worst in Puritan culture."1
www.forerunner.com /forerunner/X0524_Bios-_Cotton_Mather.html   (547 words)

 Grandfather's Chair, by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Part II. IV. Cotton Mather Page 1
This was the renowned Cotton Mather, minister of the Old North Church in Boston.
As Cotton Mather was a very distinguished man, Grandfather took some pains to give the children a lively conception of his character.
And in the middle of the room stood table, on which, besides printed volumes, were strewn manuscript sermons, historical tracts, and political pamphlets, all written in such a queer, blind, crabbed, fantastical hand, that a writing-master would have gone raving mad at the sight of them.
www.pagebypagebooks.com /Nathaniel_Hawthorne/Grandfathers_Chair/Part_II_IV_Cotton_Mather_p1.html   (539 words)

 Official Ticketmaster site. Cotton Mather tickets, dates
Formed in Austin in 1991, the original Cotton Mather (named of course after the famous Puritan preacher and author) lineup consisted of singer/guitarist Robert Harrison; his main foil, guitarist Whit Williams; bassist Matt Hovis; and drummer Greg Thibeaux, who doubled on guitar.
Add the fact that Mizer left the group before the album was even released (although he does appear in the group photo on the sleeve) and it seemed like Cotton Mather were destined to fade into obscurity.
Oasis guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher somehow got his hands on a copy of Kontiki, and in a rare moment of clarity, realized that what Cotton Mather was doing was a far superior and much more original version of what Oasis themselves had been attempting for years.
www.ticketmaster.ca /artist/777167?brand=none   (627 words)

 American Literature - Lit 112A - Cotton Mather (1663 - 1728)
"Cotton Mather: An Annotated Bibliography" by Darla Burl and Bethany Newton.
"Cotton Mather, Magnalia Christi Americana, or Ecclesiastical History of New England" [Excerpts] (1702).
Mather's Magnalia Christi Americana is a history of the wars of the Europeans in early America, along with a series of captivity narratives and biographies of leaders.
www.kjpierson.com /TEACHING/AMLIT/mather.html   (149 words)

 Cotton Mather Essays
Cotton Mather, the minister of Boston's Old North church, was a true believer in witchcraft and played an integral role of the witchcraft trials of the late 1600's, and even today remains one of the strongest clerical figures of the early New England Puritan society.
Mather, born in 1663, spoke several languages including Latin and Greek and obtained a degree from Harvard when he was sixteen.
Mather was first married in 1686 to Abigail Phillips, and then later in life to Elizabeth Clark Hubbard and Lydia George, and with them he had a total o
www.houseofessays.com /viewpaper/18376.html   (227 words)

 PAL:Cotton Mather (1663-1728)
A member of the powerful Mather family, Cotton Mather produced 444 volumes of written work.
A good edition of his works is Selections from Cotton Mather edited by Kenneth B. Murdock, 1926.
Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 1: Early American Literature to1700 - Cotton Mather." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide.
www.csustan.edu /english/reuben/pal/chap1/mather.html   (240 words)

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