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Kometographia. Or A discourse concerning comets

Kometographia. Or A discourse concerning comets

wherein the nature of blazing stars is enquired into: with an historical account of all the comets which have appeared from the beginning of the world unto this present year, M.DC.LXXXIII. : Expressing the place in the heavens, where they were seen, their motion, forms, duration; and the remarkable events which have followed in the world, so far as thay have been by learned men observed. : As also two sermons occasioned by the late blazing stars.

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Published by Printed by S.G. for S.S. [i.e., Samuel Green for Samuel Sewall] And sold by J. Browning at the corner of the Prison Lane next the town-house in Boston in New-England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comets -- Religious aspects.,
  • Astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Mr. Increase Mather, teacher of a church at Boston in New-England. ; [Three lines of Scripture texts]
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 352.
    ContributionsSherman, John, 1613-1685.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[12], 143, [11], 38, [2], 32 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14616145M

    {{Citation | title=Heaven's alarm to the world. Or A sermon, wherein is shewed, that fearful sights and signs in heaven, are the presages of great calamities at hand [electronic resource]: Preached at the lecture of Boston in New-England; January, The chapters that appear in the book are listed below. Authors may download a copy of the PDF version of their chapter for use as reprints (file sizes are indicated next to each file name). Once the book has been published (anticipated publication date May ), the download option will be disabled, so authors should take advantage of the.

    impressive study was of comets, which he discussed in several sermons and tracts, and in one major book, Kometographia, pub-lished in Much in these studies, and especially in the long work, suggests that a powerful curiosity pulled Increase into his investigation of Cited by: Jan 07,  · The Story Of The Comets - posted in Astro Art, Books, Websites & Other Media: Being a hopeless Halleys Comet fan, not long ago I picked up a copy of George Chambers book The Story Of The Comets Simply Told For General Readers. This book came out in two editions, a first edition, and a second edition which was expanded a bit with more information about the then .

    in his experience with astronomy which inspired three books: Kometographia, Or a Discourse Concerning Comets (), An Essay for the Recording of Illustrious Providences (), and the Doctrine of Divine Providence (). All in all, Increase Mather wrote more than works. Comets Book Contents Chapter Contents. A brief history of comets. Thousands of years ago, the motion of comets seemed erratic and unpredictable compared to the motion of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars, and the erratic behaviour of comets led people to assume that they originated from inside of the Earth’s atmosphere.


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Kometographia, or, A Discourse concerning Comets () An Essay for the Recording of Illustrious Providences () An Arrow against Profane and Promiscuous Dancing Drawn out of the Quiver of Scriptures (). Kometographia, Or a Discourse Concerning Comets (Boston ).

Quoted in Michael Garibaldi Hall, The Last American Puritan: The Life of Increase Mather, (), Discusses the study of astronomical events, like comets, described by Nathaniel Hawthorne in his book 'The Scarlet Letter' by Increase Mather, who wrote the book 'Kometographia: Or a Discourse Concerning Comets' to provide a theologically valid scientific explanation.

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They might have even played a very important role in the origin of life on Earth. An Historical Discourse Concerning the Prevelancy of Prayer. Boston, Ichabod or a Discourse Shewing what Cause there is to Fear that the Glory of the Lord, is Departing from New-England.

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