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Cases of conscience concerning evil spirits personating men

Increase Mather

Cases of conscience concerning evil spirits personating men

witchcrafts, infallible proofs of guilt in such as are accused with that crime. All considered according to the Scriptures, history, experience, and the judgment of many learned men.

by Increase Mather

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Published by Printed and sold by B. Harris in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft -- New England

  • Edition Notes

    Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., Xerox University Microfilms, 1974. 1 reel. 35 mm. (American Culture Series, reel 613.5)

    SeriesAmerican culture series -- 613.5.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17493394M
    OCLC/WorldCa6779966

      He published Cases of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits Personating Men, Witchcrafts, infallible Proofs of Guilt in such as are accused with that Crime., in which he argued that "It were better.   The Wonders of the Invisible World and Pillars of Table of Contents About this book INTRODUCTION THE AUTHOR'S DEFENCE - REMARKS CONCERNING THE ACCUSED A FURTHER ACCOUNT OF THE TRYALS OF THE NEW ENGLAND WITCHES CASES OF CONSCIENCE CONCERNING EVIL SPIRITS PERSONATING MEN CASES OF Price: $

    To which is added Cases of Conscience concerning Witchcrafts, and evil Spirits personating men. Written by I. Mather. by Deodat Lawson | 1 Jan Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: DPReview Digital Photography: Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations. The passage from Increase Mather's Cases of Conscience concerning evil SPIRITS Personating Men, Witchcrafts, infallible Proofs of Guilt in such as are accused with that Crime is often misquoted, with him suggesting witches go free: this is ten times the figure he suggested: here it is as it appeared on pp. "When therefore such like.

    Other online books about Essex County towns and Massachusetts are listed in the links below: A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England - Savage: Record of Andover During the Rebellion by Samuel Raymond, Cases of conscience concerning evil SPIRITS personating men. Mather, Increase. An Essay for the Recording of Illustrious Providences. Introduction by James A. Levernier. reprint, Delmar, N.Y.: Scholars’ Facsimiles and reprints, ———. Cases of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits Personating Men; Witchcrafts, Infallible Proofs of Guilt in such as are Accused with that Crime. Boston:


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To which is added Cases of Conscience concerning Witchcrafts and Evil Spirits personating Men." It will be seen that the greater part of the "Cases of Conscience" is given to the discussion of the question just alluded to, which Increase Mather unhesitatingly decides in the affirmative.

Increase’s Case of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits Personating Men () is a clear vindication of the Mathers’ part in the witchcraft trials. Yet their enemies, such as William Douglass and Robert Calef, spread denigrating rumours about them.

Cases of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits Personating Men, Witchcrafts, Infallible Proofs of Guilt in Such as are Accused With That Crime Author: Mather, Increase, Get this from a library. A further account of the tryals of the New-England witches: with the observations of a person who was upon the place several days when the suspected witches were first taken into examination, to which is added, Cases of conscience concerning witchcrafts and evil spirits personating men.

[Deodat Lawson; Increase Mather; John Dunton;]. Father of Cotton Mather; was sent to England to negotiate the return of the original government in Salem→ returned with a governor who left soon after→ No authority figure.

Delivered sermon "cases of conscience concerning evil spirits personating men." Said " better 10 suspected witches escape than one innocent person be condemned.". To which is added, Cases of Conscience Concerning Witchcrafts and Evil Spirits Personating Men, by Increase Mather.

This London imprint by John Dunton is the first British edition of two of the most important publications relating to the Salem witchcraft : Danvers Archival Center.

CASES of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits Personating MEN; WITCHCRAFTS, Infallible Proofs of Guilt in such as are Accused with that CRIME. Any comments of mine will be in [ ]. I am leaving the spelling the way it was.

All Considered according to the Scriptures, History, Experience, and the Judgment of many Learned MEN.

Mather, Increase, Cases of conscience concerning evil spirits personating men, witchcrafts, infallible proofs of guilt in such as are accused with that crime. All considered according to the Scriptures, history, experience, and the judgment of many learned men.

Cotton Mather's book. The Wonders of the Invisible World, was completed no more than eight days after his father's Cases of Conscience, and the son's book was actually published first.^ ' Increase Mather, Cases of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits Personating Men, Witchcrafts, Infallible Proofs of Guilt in Such as Are Accused with That Crime.

Father of Cotton Mather; was sent to England to negotiate the return of the original government in Salem; Delivered sermon "cases of conscience concerning evil spirits personating men." Said " better 10 suspected witches escape than one innocent person be condemned.".

Cases of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits Personating Men, Witchcrafts, infallible Proofs of Guilt in such as are accused with that Crime.

By Increase Mather, Minister of North Church, Boston. A Modest Enquiry Into the Nature of Witchcraft By John Hale Pastor of the Church of Christ in Beverley.

Spectral evidence is a form of evidence based upon dreams and was admitted into court during the Salem witch trials by the appointed chief justice, William booklet A Tryal of Witches taken from a contemporaneous report of the proceedings of the Bury St. Edmunds witch trial of became a model for and was referenced in the Trials when the magistrates were looking for.

Cases of conscience concerning evil spirits personating men, witchcrafts, infallible proofs of guilt in such as are accused with that crime.: All considered according to the Scriptures, history, experience, and the judgment of many learned men.Increase Mather.

Massachusetts Puritan leader. Birthplace: Dorchester, MA Location of death: Boston, MA Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Copp's Hill Burying Grou. American Congregational minister, born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, on the 21st of Junethe youngest son of Richard Mather.

He entered Harvard inand graduated in Born:   Urged by other Boston-area ministers, Increase Mather wrote against the use of spectral evidence, in Cases of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits Personating Men, Witchcrafts, Infallible Proofs of Guilt in such as are accused with that Crime.

He argued that innocent people were charged.