Religion (12-Feb-1663 13-Feb-1728)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
Otto Beall; Richard H. Shryock. Cotton Mather: First Significant Figure in American Medicine. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press. 1954. 241pp.
Ralph Boas; Louise Boas. Cotton Mather: Keeper of the Puritan Conscience. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1928. 271pp.
Mitchell Robert Breitwieser. Cotton Mather and Benjamin Franklin: The Price of Representative Personality. Cambridge University Press. 1984. 309pp.
John S. Erwin. The Millennialism of Cotton Mather: An Historical and Theological Analysis. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press. 1990. 260pp.
Christopher D. Felker. Reinventing Cotton Mather in the American Renaissance. Northeastern University Press. 1993. 309pp.
Worthington Chauncy Ford (editor). Diary of Cotton Mather. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Historical Society. 1911-12.. (2 vols.) Part I, 1681-1708. Part II, 1709-1724.
Thomas James Holmes. Cotton Mather: A Bibliography of His Works. Harvard University Press. 1940. (3 vols.) 461pp. + 449pp. + 485pp.
David Levin. Cotton Mather: The Young Life of the Lord's Remembrance, 1663-1703. Harvard University Press. 1978. 360pp.
Babette May Levy. Cotton Mather. Twayne. 1979. 188pp.
Richard F. Lovelace. The American Pietism of Cotton Mather: Origins of American Evangelicalism. Grand Rapids, MI: Christian University Press. 1979.
Abijah P. Marvin. Life and Times of Cotton Mather, D.D., F.R.S. Or, A Boston Minister of Two Centuries Ago, 1663-1728. Boston and Chicago: Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society. 1892. 582pp.
Samuel Mather; David Jennings. An Abridgment of the Life of the Late Reverend and Learned Dr. Cotton Mather, of Boston in New-England. Taken from the Account of Him Published by His Son, the Reverend Samuel Mather. London: J. Oswald at the Rose and Crown. 1744. Originally published 1729 in Boston.
Robert Middlekauff. The Mathers: Three Generations of Puritan Intellectuals, 1596-1728. New York: Oxford University Press. 1971. 440pp.
Sidney H. Rooy. The Theology of Missions in the Puritan Tradition: A Study of Representative Puritans: Richard Sibbes, Richard Baxter, John Eliot, Cotton Mather, and Jonathan Edwards. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.. 1965. 346pp.
Kenneth Silverman. The Life and Times of Cotton Mather. New York: Harper & Bros. 1984. 479pp.
Kenneth Silverman (editor). Selected Letters of Cotton Mather. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press. 1971.
Winton U. Solberg. The Christian Philosopher: Cotton Mather. University of Illinois Press. 1994. 488pp.
Barrett Wendell. Cotton Mather, The Puritan Priest. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co.. 1891. 321pp.
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