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  John Cotton Summary
John Cotton (1584-1652) was the leading clergyman of New England's first generation, a leader in civil and religious affairs, and a persuasive writer on the theory and practice of Congregationalism.
John Cotton was born in Derby, Derbyshire, England.
John Cotton was a prominent clergyman in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during the seventeenth century.
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 John Cotton
John Cotton was the leading figure among the first-generation of Puritan divines in Massachusetts.
Cotton was an early defender of Anne Hutchinson and she regarded him as the only true ministerial representative of God in the colony.
John Cotton was regarded as the father of Congregationalism in America and a staunch supporter of the enforcement of religious principles by civil officials.
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 John Cotton
In 1630 Cotton gave a sermon to John Winthrop, Thomas Dudley, William Pynchon, Simon Bradstreet, Anne Bradstreet and others about to sail from Southampton to North America.
In his sermon Cotton emphasized the parallel between the Puritans and the God's chosen people, claiming it was God's will that they should inhabit all the world.
John Cotton died in Boston, Massachusetts, on 23rd December, 1652.
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 Re: Sir John Cotton/Anne Hutchinson marriage
A paper that John Cotton wrote about Nathaniel Bacon's rebellion show that he was well educated and that he may have been related to some landed family who supported the king in the English Civil War.
The identification of this man with Sir John Cotton of Connington is the invention of a man who backed it up with a falsified journal supposedly written by a grandson of John Cotton of Bertie County.
John Cotton of Bertie County was not a "Sir" and his name was not Bertie.
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 John Cotton Dana - Encyclopedia.com
John Cotton Dana 1856-1929, American librarian and museum director, b.
Teacher Librarian; 11/1/1998; 208 words; The competition is open for the 1999 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards contest sponsored by the H.W. Wilson Company and the Library Administration and Management Association...
"Eaters and Non-Eaters": John Cotton's A Brief Exposition of...
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 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award - About John Cotton Dana
With permission from the publisher, this profile of John Cotton Dana is reproduced from a book entitled "With Grace, Elegance, and Flair: The First 25 Years of Gustavus Library Associates" by Michael J. Haeuser (2002, Gustavus Adolphus College, pages 93-96).
The John Cotton Dana Award was inaugurated at the 1946 annual conference of the American Library Association.
It was named after John Cotton Dana (1856-1929), a librarian who began his career in Denver in 1889 and closed it in Newark, N.J., in 1929.
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  Seaborn Cotton, John Cotton & Nathaniel Gookin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first of these admirable examples of the Puritan minister was Seaborn Cotton, son of a famous father, John Cotton, of the First Church in Boston.
The only contemporary mention of him that we have is a brief word by his nephew, the famous Cotton Mather, who says in his "Magnalia" that he "was esteemed a thorough scholar and an able preacher," and that he especially abominated the Pegagian heresy.
At the death of Seaborn Cotton, in 1686, his oldest son, John Cotton, was invited to take his father's place as minister in Hampton.
www.hampton.lib.nh.us /hampton/history/church/congregational/cottongookin.htm   (1111 words)

  John Cotton - the Bugsworth Wife Murderer
Cotton were with their boat at Bugsworth, where it was lying in the basin of the canal, and during the afternoon the pair betook themselves to the Rose and Crown Inn.
Cotton had meanwhile been leaning with both his elbows on the dock railings, and upon hearing his fate he showed such little concern that it is hard to believe he fully realised the seriousness of his position.
Cotton, whose resignation reference has already been made, was visited for the last time on Tuesday afternoon by two of his sons and a daughter, and there was a brief but sorrowful leave taking during which he reiterated his belief that he had obtained a Heavenly pardon.
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 Memoirs of the Puritans: John Cotton
Cotton met with a more favorable reception than could have been expected, and for a considerable time things went on very agreeably; but the troubles occasioned by the Arminian controversy became, so great in the town, that he was obliged to exert all his abilities, authority, and influence, to allay them.
Cotton now entered into the matrimonial state; and it is remarkable, that on the day of his marriage, he, for the first time, obtained that assurance of his interest in the Redeemer, which he never lost till the day of his death.
Cotton's antagonists, tells us, “That their reasons for wishing to confer with him, rather than any other, on these weighty points, were their knowledge of his approved godliness, his great learning, candor, and mild disposition, whereby he could bear, with equanimity of temper, the arguments of others who might differ from him in their opinions.
www.apuritansmind.com /MemoirsPuritans/MemoirsPuritansJohnCotton.htm   (2671 words)

 John Cotton - LoveToKnow 1911
JOHN COTTON (1585-1652), English and American Puritan divine, sometimes called "The Patriarch of New England," born in Derby, England, on the 4th of December 1585.
Becoming more and more a Puritan in spirit, he ceased, about 1615, to observe certain ceremonies prescribed by the legally authorized ritual, and in 1632 action was begun against him in the High Commission Court.
On the 10th of October he was chosen "teacher" of the First Church of Boston, of which John Wilson (1588-1667) was pastor, and here he remained until his death on the 23rd of December 1652.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /John_Cotton   (152 words)

 John COTTON of Plymouth
John Cotton was born on 15 March 1639/1640 in Boston to the minister John Cotton and his second wife.
John Cotton married Joanna Rossiter of Wethersfield, daughter of Bray Rossiter.
John Cotton settled in Plymouth as its minister.
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 The Correspondence of John Cotton, Edited by Sargent Bush, Jr. Excerpt.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Cotton now enjoys a well-established prominence in the history of the Puritan movement as a man who provided leadership through his preaching, his books, and his life as a Nonconformist minister.
Cotton also developed a theory of personal religious experience that stressed the relative passivity of the believer and the activity of the Holy Spirit in the experience of spiritual regeneration, an approach that encouraged a different psychological dynamic from that assumed by many of his peers.
Ziff's picture of Cotton recounts his successful jousts with bishops and hostile local voices in Lincolnshire, where his Puritanism was contested, as well as his emigration to Massachusetts Bay and survival of a controversy there in which he was the object of immediate and harsh criticism by some of his peers and parishioners.
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 John Cotton & Gary Graves
John Cotton was raised on a farm near Lone Rock, Iowa.
John is a past president of the Iowa's Society of of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
John served 13 years on the Board of Directors of Luther College at Decorah, Iowa and was Chairman of the Board from 1994 to 1996.
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 John Cotton
COTTON, John, clergyman, born in Derby, England, 4 December, 1585; died in Boston, Massachusetts, 23 December, 1652.
Cotton's parishioners, and, hearing that he was to be summoned before the high commission court, he fled to London, where he remained some time in concealment, and then embarked for Boston, in New England, where he arrived on 3 September, 1633.
Cotton was a voluminous writer, being the author of nearly fifty books, all of which were sent to London for publication.
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 John Cotton
He was chosen fellow of Harvard college, Aug. 9, 1681, and was made librarian of the college Nov. 7, 1681, probably continuing in the office till 1690, at which time his office as fellow expired.
A protrait, similar to the one accompanying this sketch, is given erroneously in Drake's History of Boston, as that of John Cotton the Puritan.
His daughter Mary married the Rev. John Whiting (Harvard, 1700) and his daughter Dorothy married the Rev. Nathaniel Gookin (Harvard, 1703).
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 Freedom: A History of US. Biography. John Cotton | PBS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cotton loved learning and became a minister with his only desire to please God rather than men.
Cotton inspired many Puritans with his teachings and his work to reform the church.
Perhaps one of Cotton's most famous followers was Anne Hutchinson who stood trial for her beliefs.
www.pbs.org /wnet/historyofus/web03/features/bio/B04.html   (104 words)

 John Cotton Books and Articles - Research John Cotton at Questia Online Library
John Cotton explained that the Second Commandment...should be noted, however, that John Cotton explains this text in a strictly...William...
John Cotton declared that a man may be said...between material and mental idols.
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 Andover-Harvard Library - Bible Exhibit - 9. An Early Puritan Commentary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The author of this work, John Cotton (1584-1652), was born in England and for twenty years served as vicar of St. Botolph's Church, in Boston, Lincolnshire.
The signatures and dates of ownership place it in the family of his grandson John Cotton (1658-1710), son of Seaborn Cotton (1633-1686), both ministers of the church in Hampton, N.H. John Cotton wrote the Latin form of his name in the book.
The ownership of John's son Thomas (1695-1770) is dated to the death of Anne (1697-1745).
www.hds.harvard.edu /library/exhibits/online/bible/9.html   (356 words)

 Amazon.ca: Correspondence of John Cotton: Books: John Cotton,Sargent Bush   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Correspondence of John Cotton) is a rich scholarly resource, a glowing testament to Bush's decade of painstaking research, and quite simply a model of its kind.
Sargent Bush's extraordinary edition of all of John Cotton's extant correspondence will renew and redirect debates about the enigmatic Puritan preacher and the transatlantic intellectual world in which he played such a central role.
John Cotton (1584-1652) was a key figure in the English Puritan movement in the first half of the seventeenth century, a respected leader among his generation of emigrants from England to New England.
www.amazon.ca /Correspondence-John-Cotton/dp/0807826359   (470 words)

 John Cotton - Moviefone
John Cotton Dana married, but his wife (Adine Rowena Wagener), whom he married in 1888 was not healthy, and they had no children.
John Cotton is Europe's leading manufacturer of pillows, duvets and mattress protectors, which supplies a range of innovative filled bedding products to top...
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 JOHN COTTON (1585–1652) - Online Information article about JOHN COTTON (1585–1652)
SKETCH (directly adapted from Dutch schets, which was taken from Ital.
grandson, in Magnalia (London, 1702), and a sketch by Cotton's contemporary and friend, Rev.
CHAPTER (a shortened form of chapiter, a word still used in architecture for a capital; derived from O. Fr.
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 John Cotton Architects
John Cotton Architects has been in practice since 1965.
Over the years the firm has been the recipient of nearly 50 design awards from such organizations as the Urban Land Institute, American Institute of Architects, National Association of Home Builders, and the Pacific Coast Builders Conference.
John Cotton Architects has developed a widespread practice in market-rate, government-subsidized affordable family and senior housing, as well as condominium projects, with over 11,000 units completed.
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Vice Admiral John G. Cotton graduated from the U. Naval Academy in June 1973 with a degree in Aerospace Engineering.
At the Pentagon 1999-2003, he was again recalled to active duty as Deputy Director of Navy Reserve, served as Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Warfare Requirements and Programs, and was a member of the SECDEF Reserve Forces Policy Board.
Following Senate confirmation in October 2003, Vice Adm. Cotton took a leave of absence from American Airlines to serve as Chief of Navy Reserve and Commander Navy Reserve Force.
www.navy.mil /navydata/bios/navybio.asp?bioID=79   (208 words)

 John Cotton Smith - President of the American Bible Society, 1831-1845
His father, Cotton Mathers Smith, a Puritan minister, moved from Massachusetts to Connecticut and was pastor at Sharon for fifty years.
John Cotton Smith lead the American Bible Society at a period of enormous growth for the organization.
John Cotton Smith was born 12 February, 1765 in Sharon Connecticut.
www.americanbiblehistory.com /john_cotton_smith.html   (402 words)

 John Cotton's Bio
John Cotton - Bass - John started playing when he rediscovered the Blues.The Band was created upon a chance meeting at a group jam.
An idea was presented to develop a diverse band with young musicians to play for their peers, which allowed them to hear the music from a young perspective.
This takes their playing to a level which qualifies for Blues where age is irrelevant.
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 John Cotton on the Just Price, 1639
John Cotton of Boston was the leading Puritan minister in the early decades of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
At a general court holden at Boston, great complaint was made of the oppression used in the country in sale of foreign commodities; and Mr.
Cotton, in his public exercise the next lecture day, to lay open the error of such false principles, and to give some rules of direction in the case."
www.swarthmore.edu /SocSci/bdorsey1/41docs/20-cot.html   (756 words)

 Exposition of 1 John by John Cotton   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On verse one, John Cotton explains that "from the beginning" is the highest of beginnings, "namely from the beginning of eternity – which, lacking a beginning, implies that He was before all beginnings.
In Puritan style, John Cotton gives the explanation, the doctrine, and the uses of the verse, together with its setting.
John Cotton, an early Puritan, first in England, then in New England.
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 John Cotton — Infoplease.com
Cotton, John, 1584–1652, Puritan clergyman in England and Massachusetts, b.
He and John Winthrop were the leading figures of the colony, and Cotton was chiefly responsible for the exile of Anne
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