America's Theologian: A Recommendation of Jonathan Edwards / Edition 1

America's Theologian: A Recommendation of Jonathan Edwards / Edition 1

by Robert W. Jenson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195077865

ISBN-13: 9780195077865

Pub. Date: 03/28/1992

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This provocative study of the life and work of Jonathan Edwards argues that although Edwards was very much a figure of the Enlightenment, he was also a discerning critic of it, able to use Enlightenment thought in his theology without yielding to its mechanistic and individualistic tendencies. In fact, Edwards's radical position stood as a corrective to the overall…  See more details below

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This provocative study of the life and work of Jonathan Edwards argues that although Edwards was very much a figure of the Enlightenment, he was also a discerning critic of it, able to use Enlightenment thought in his theology without yielding to its mechanistic and individualistic tendencies. In fact, Edwards's radical position stood as a corrective to the overall impact of the Enlightenment on America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195077865
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1America and Enlightenment3
IThe Founding Intuition
2Beauty and Reason15
3God Against the Machine23
4The Melody of History35
IIThe Critique of Religion
5Justification by Faith53
6The Phenomenology of Religious Consciousness65
7Love of Self and Love of God79
IIIGod and Creation
8The Triune God91
9The Offense of God's Actuality99
10Christ111
11Nature and Supernature123
IVCommunity
12Community and Personhood141
13Community and Freedom154
14True Virtue169
15The End177
16Recovery of the Word187
Notes197
Index219

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