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Magnalia Christi Americana: Cotton Mather: His magnum opus was Magnalia Christi Americana (), an ecclesiastical history of America from the founding of. These opening lines of Cotton Mather’s Magnalia Christi Americana set the tone for his epic and exhaustive account of 17th-century Puritan. MAGNALIA CHRISTI AMERICANA: Written bv the Rev. Mr. COTTON MATHER,. Pastor of a Church at Boston, New-England. TO THE CANDID READER.

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Search this index Full-text Catalog. A second edition – the first published in the United States – magna,ia printed in in Hartford, Connecticut by Silas Andrus and Son, who also produced a third edition in Mather finally saw a copy of his published work on 30 October The Magnalia Christi Americana was not published again untilwhen it appeared in its first American edition.

Cotton Mather, in The wonders of the invisible world; and by Mr. Account Options Sign in.

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Many readers praised it, but others thought the work was outdated in both style and substance before it was even published. Create your own Private Collection by searching or browsing to find items of interest and then adding them to a collection. Mather worked himself into a state of great anxiety about it, but finally in June he heard from Bromfield that a sympathetic printer, Robert Hackshaw, had been found who was willing to finance the publication.

It also bears the bookplate of Charles Bruce, Page – Whom have I in heaven but thee? But a work the size of the Magnalia was beyond the capabilities of any printing operation in North America.

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It’s essential to understanding the Puritan’s outlook on their own history, and also shows both Mather’s Selected pages Title Page. If his manuscript was to be published, it would have to be sent to London.


I this Day put up my Church-Historyand pen down Directions about the publishing of it. John Quick, a Presbyterian minister and friend of Increase Mather. Page – It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.

Other editions – View all Magnalia Christi americana: Common terms and phrases Acts afflicted Anabaptists angels apostacy apostles baptism behold blessed Boston brethren called Captain captives Christian Colledge command communion concerning confession congregation COTTON MATHER covenant death desire devil discourse divine doth elders endeavour enemy English evil faith father fear fire full communion George Fox give glory godly gospel grace hands hath heart heaven holy Increase Mather Indians Jesus Christ Johannes judgments live Lord Jesus Lord Jesus Christ Lord’s Lord’s Supper magistrates Martha’s Vineyard matter mercy minister ministry Narragansets neighbours never New-England observe occasion ordinances parents particular church pastor persons pray prayer preached profession Psal publick Quakers reader reformation religion repentance salvation scandalous Scripture sermon sins solemn soul spirit synod thee thereunto things thou thunder tion town truth unto usury visible church wherein whereof whole word worship worthy young.

Drake, Samuel Gardner, It was not until June of that Mather recorded:. Thanks again for another great rare book of the month. It is a work of near sheets; and has lain by me, diverse Years, for want of a fitt Opportunity to send it. The Magnalia is, Michael P.

Page – GOD from all eternity did, by the most wise and holy counsel of his own will, freely and unchangeably ordain whatsoever comes to pass: Mather’s first edition of the book was published in London in Advanced full-text search Advanced catalog search Search tips Full view only.

Page 89 – For indeed he was sick nigh unto death ; but God had mercy on him ; and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.


In fact Hackshaw offloaded the printing, along with a large stock of inferior paper from his warehouse, onto another publisher, Thomas Parkhurst. Retrieved from ” https: Cotton Mather in The wonders of the invisible world, and by Mr.

He had a keen interest in the new pursuit of natural science: Languages Latina Norsk Polski Edit links. Cotton Mather, in The wonders of the invisible world ; and by Mr. Also, a comprehensive index, by another hand. Cotton MatherThomas Robbins. Cotton MatherThomas Robbins Full view – But they tended to see Mather as at best quaint and credulous, and at worst an example of all that was wrong with the Puritan forefathers— most notably the vanity, religious intolerance, and misogyny that led to americanq Salem witch trials debacle.

However, I did not actually begin this Work, till the latter End chfisti the year. Page – Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: With an introduction and occasional notes, by Thomas Robbins, and translations of the Hebrew, Greek, and Latin quotations, by Lucius F. Go to Public Collections to browse other people’s collections.

This page was last edited on 7 Novemberat With a chrisgi, introduction, and notes, by Samuel G.

Magnalia Christi Americana

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Drake, Samuel Gardner, Published: Views Read Edit View history. Mather included an errata sheet in some of the copies sold in North America, but most copies remained uncorrected.