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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

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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

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