Biblia Americana, Volume 3: Joshua - 2 Chronicles
Biblia Americana, Volume 3: Joshua - 2 Chronicles   -     Edited By: Kenneth P. Minkema
    By: Cotton Mather
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* Overcoming the shadow of his younger Puritan contemporary---Jonathan Edwards---Mather was one of the leading intellectuals of colonial America. Taking the form of questions and answers on biblical issues, his commentary goes beyond theology, offering cultural and contextual insights into early American church history, responses to the Enlightenment, intellectual development, and more. 800 pages, hardcover from Baker.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 800
Vendor: Baker Academic
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0801039991
ISBN-13: 9780801039997
Series: Biblia Americana

Publisher's Description

In collaboration with Mohr Siebeck and an international team of experts in early American studies, Baker Academic releases the second of ten projected volumes in Cotton Mather's Biblia Americana. This volume offers Mather's comments on Joshua-2 Chronicles. Mather's commentary takes the form of questions and answers on the biblical canon.

Cotton Mather, one of the leading intellectuals of colonial America, has often been overshadowed by his younger Puritan contemporary, Jonathan Edwards. Now, however, the publication of Mather's magnum opus in the area of biblical knowledge focuses fresh attention on early New England's second most prodigious intellect.

This work will be treasured by students of American church history, colonial-era Puritanism, Christian responses to the Enlightenment, American intellectual development, and the history of biblical interpretation. It is a must-have acquisition for research libraries covering these disciplines.

Author Bio

Cotton Mather (1663-1728), trained at Harvard and ordained in 1685, was a Puritan pastor and scholar at Boston.
Kenneth P. Minkema (PhD, University of Connecticut) is the executive editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards and of the Jonathan Edwards Center and Online Archive at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

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