MHS Calendar of Events

to May 26


The Private Jefferson

Explore Jefferson’s complexity through select correspondence and writings including the Declaration of Independence, records of farming at Monticello, and his architectural drawings.

Brown Bag Cotton Mather's use of Jacques Basnage's History of the Jews in the Biblia Americana this event is free 15 August 2012.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Rick Kennedy, Point Loma Nazarene University

Cotton Mather was much impressed with Basnage's History of the Jews up to the Present Time for both Basnage's scholarship and the book's content.  Mather epitomized Basnage's book and titled it an "Appendix to Acts" in his Biblia.  By looking at the way Mather worked with the book we can learn much about Mather as a historian.