The First American Evangelical: A Short Life of Cotton Mather

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An accurate, sympathetic account of influential colonial Christian leader Cotton Mather Cotton Mather (1663-1728) was America's most famous pastor and scholar at the beginning of the eighteenth century. People today generally associate him with the infamous Salem witch trials, but in this new biography Rick Kennedy tells a bigger story: Mather, he says, was the very first American evangelical. A fresh retelling of Cotton Mather's life, this biography corrects misconceptions and focuses on how he sought to promote, ...

The First American Evangelical: A Short Life of Cotton Mather 2015, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids

ISBN-13: 9780802872111

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