Increase Mather 1639-1723*
„Families are the nurseries for church and commonwealth;
Ruin families and ruin all.“
*Mather, Increase – He served as president of Harvard from 1685-1701, simultaneously preaching at Boston’s North Church (North Square) from 1664 until his death 1701.
Quote from his work: „A call from heaven, to the present and succeeding generations or A discourse wherein is shewed“Boston 1679