The Life and Times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman

This biography delves into the life of Cotton Mather, a prominent figure in colonial New England's Puritan society. It explores his role in the infamous Salem witch trials, his efforts to reconcile science and religion, and his deep-seated belief in the supernatural. The book also examines Mather's personal life, highlighting his relationships, health struggles, and his own internal conflicts between faith and reason. It provides an in-depth look at a man often seen as a symbol of the rigid and superstitious early American mindset.

The 11569th greatest book of all time


Published
1984
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
800
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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