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Mather, Richard 1596-1669

Works: 227 works in 672 publications in 2 languages and 15,276 library holdings
Genres: Paraphrases  Church history  Controversial literature  Biography  History  Sermons  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Composer, Translator, Honoree
Classifications: PR1121, 223.5
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The Bay Psalm book : a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1640( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church covenant : two tracts by Richard Mather( Book )

37 editions published between 1643 and 1976 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Platform of church discipline by Richard Mather( Book )

14 editions published between 1649 and 2012 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The summe of certain sermons upon Genes. 15.6 vvherein not only the doctrine of justification by faith is asserted and cleared, and sundry arguments for justification before faith, discussed and answered : but also the nature and the meanes of faith, with the imputation of our sins to Christ, and of Christs righteousness to us are briefly explained and confirmed by Richard Mather( Book )

26 editions published in 1652 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduction of original in Huntington Library. Errata: p. 47. (marc) 12924430. (stc) Wing M1276. (vid) 95450. (DLPS) A50251.0001.001. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at for further information or permissions. Bible. -- O.T. -- Genesis XV, 6 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. Sermons, English -- 17th century. Justification -- Sermons
A platform of church-discipline : gathered out of the Word of God; and agreed upon by the elders and messengers of the churches assembled in the Synod at Cambridge in N.E by Cambridge Synod( )

10 editions published between 1671 and 1731 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten New England leaders by Williston Walker( Book )

6 editions published between 1901 and 2009 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of Richard Mather. 1635. His life and death. 1670 by Richard Mather( Book )

8 editions published between 1850 and 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of the journal of Richard Mather (1596-1669) kept during the 1635 ocean passage over the Atlantic from England to Dorcheser, Massachusetts. The second portion, the life and death of Richard, was sent forth under the name and sanction of Increase Mather (1639-1723), son of Richard, although professedly not written by Increase. As the pedigree chart in the appendix illustrates, Cotton Mather (1663-1728) was a son of Increase and a grandson of Richard. The pedigree chart includes ancestry in England to the early 1500s
The vvhole Booke of Psalmes( Book )

12 editions published in 1640 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Ten New England leaders
Alternative Names
Lover of truth 1596-1669

Macher Richard 1596-1669

Richard Mather englischer Geistlicher und Vertreter der ersten Puritanergeneration in Neuengland

Richard Mather English colonial Congregationalist clergyman

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Tears of repentance or, A further narrative of the progress of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New-England: setting forth, not only their present state and condition, but sundry confessions of sin by diverse of the said Indians, wrought upon by the saving power of the gospel; together with the manifestation of their faith and hope in Jesus Christ, and the work of grace upon their hearts