Perhaps no American community is as polemic as the Puritans. One of its biggest personalities was Cotton Mather, a New England minister whose life is largely remembered in connection with the Salem Witch Trials. But another key part of his legacy are his scientific interests, specifically Mather’s ...
Monday, May 18, 2020
Cotton Mather’s response to an outbreak in his community
Cotton Mather’s response to an outbreak in his community was inspired by Onesimus’s life story.