Joseph Glanvill

(1636 - 1680)

The son of a Puritan merchant, Joseph Glanvill was ordained in 1660 by the restored Church of England and began a twenty-year career as a clergyman, writing treatises in favor of the scientific method as a means to reveal the workings of God. His posthumously published work on witchcraft, Saducismus Triumphatus, influenced Cotton Mather and was quoted by Shirley Jackson in The Lottery and Other Stories.

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Voices In Time

c. 1673 | Bath

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