The First American Evangelical: A Short Life of Cotton Mather Rick Kennedy 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 life story of Harriet Beecher Stowe—woman of faith, fascinating Civil War figure, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Marsden gives us an Edwards who illumines both American history and Christian theology, an Edwards that will appeal to readers with little or no training in either field.
The fascinating story of an intriguing—and little understood—religious figure in nineteenth-century America. . .
[White’s] story as prophetess, health reformer, and religious leader is rarely matched in American religious annals, and Ronald Numbers is the man equipped to tell it.