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Prophecy, Piety, and the Problem of Historicity: Interpreting the Hebrew Scriptures in Cotton Mather's 'Biblia Americana'

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Jan Stievermann's pioneering study of Cotton Mather's Biblia Americana examines this Puritan scholar's struggle to reconcile traditional readings of the Old Testament with a growing awareness of the historicity of Scriptures. With fascinating insight into an underappreciated period of biblical interpretation, the author discusses Mather's efforts to intervene in ...more
Hardcover, 493 pages
Published March 1st 2016 by Mohr Siebeck
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