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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 B. Harris in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft -- New England

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 46648
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14450424M

    On October 3 Increase Mather (Cotton’s father) circulated the manuscript of a book entitled Cases of Conscience concerning Evil Spirits Personating Men (the book was not printed until November) in which he condemned spectral evidence more thoroughly than anyone else had up to that point. Mather’s condemnation, when printed, carried a.   One of the reasons for the ending of the trials, it is speculated, was the publication of a book by the Reverend Mr. Increase Mather called Cases of Conscience concerning evil spirits personating men, Witchcrafts, infallible Proofs of Guilt in such as are accused with that Crime where he argued that "It were better that ten suspected witches.


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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.

Cases of conscience concerning evil spirits personating men book 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 : Cases of conscience concerning evil spirits personating men book Archival Center.

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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.

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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.

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A transcription of the diary of Narcissa Melissa Lawton (), who lived much of her adult life on the Summer Oaks Plantation in Thomas County, Georgia, with her. 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.

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Increase printed the same sentence on the cover page of his Cases of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits Personating Men (), a pamphlet printed together with Cotton Mather's The Wonders of the Invisible World (the cover is page of the document in Google Books).

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