A New Book for the New World | Museum of the Bible

A New Book for the New World America’s First Book You know the story of America’s humble beginnings … how thousands of Puritan colonists came to Massachusetts in the 1630s, many hoping to establish communities and churches free from English government control. These freedom-seeking colonists are responsible for the first book ever printed in America: the Bay Psalm Book of 1640. This book was an instant best-seller! It became so popular, nearly every church in Massachusetts Bay embraced it!

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