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The classic biography of preeminent colonial Massachusetts minister and President of Harvard College, Increase Mather (1639-1723). This is the work that re-started Puritan studies in America.
“A book which will be indispensable to students of early American history.” —Times Literary Supplement
“It is a book to welcome and appreciate.” —American Historical Review
“The available sources have been used carefully, and the story is told with great literary skill.” —The Sewanee Review
“[Murdock’s book] opened the sluice gates to powerful streams of scholarship that in the next two decades revised our understanding of American Puritanism.” —Philip F. Gura, in A Concise Companion to American Studies
ISBN: 978-1-60962-215-2 ebook
Puritans, Massachusetts, Boston
American Literature | American Studies | Christian Denominations and Sects | European History | History | Religion | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion | United States History
Murdock, Kenneth B., "Increase Mather: The Foremost American Puritan" (1925). Zea E-Books in American Studies. 36.