Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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 Biblia Americana
(2,178 words)


Cotton Mather

Date: 1693-1728

Original Language: English


In Biblia Americana, Mather presents two major approaches to Islam: eschatological, in his glosses on Revelation, and cultural, in his contextualisation of forms of historical behaviour. Biblia Americana is a Bible commentary consisting of six folio volumes totalling over 5,100 manuscript pages. Owing to its length, it was never published in full, although Mather used sections of it in h…

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Harwood, Sara, “ Biblia Americana”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 06 June 2020 <>

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