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Biblia Americana: America's First Bible Commentary : A Synoptic Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Cotton Mather
Tübingen, Germany : Mohr Siebeck ; Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, c2010-
9780801039003 (v. 1 : alk. paper), 0801039002 (v. 1 : alk. paper)
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 this first edition of Mather's magnum opus in the area of biblical knowledge focuses fresh attention on early New England's second most prodigious intellect. Mather's commentary takes the form of questions and answers on the whole biblical canon --Publisher's description.
  • v. 1. Genesis / edited, with an introduction and annotations, by Reiner Smolinski
  • v. 2. Exodus-Deuteronomy
  • v. 3. Joshua-Chronicles
  • v. 4. Ezra-Psalms
  • v. 5. Proverbs-Jeremiah
  • v. 6. Lamentations-Malachi
  • v. 7. Prolegomena to the NT-Luke
  • v. 8. John-Acts
  • v. 9. Romans-Philemon
  • v. 10. Hebrews-Revelation.
v. : map, facsim. ; 24 cm.
  • An edition of Mather's previously unpublished manuscript, which is housed in the collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society and comprises 4500 folio pages bound in 6 volumes. It is the oldest comprehensive commentary on the Bible composed in British North America.
  • To be complete in 10 volumes.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Tracy W. McGregor Library, Mather Collection. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2013/2014-2014/2015.
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