The Mather Family Collection at the American Antiquarian Society

E. Brooks Holifield
Charles Howard Candler Professor Emeritus of American Church History

"Cotton Mather's Biblia Americana is genuinely groundbreaking scholarship that deepens our understanding not only of colonial biblical scholarship but also of early eighteenth- century American views about theology, natural science, history, geography, classical literature, theories of knowledge, ethical ideas, and the intricacies of the soul."