A Short Life of Jonathan Edwards

A Short Life of Jonathan Edwards

by George M. Marsden
     
 

Jonathan Edwards is one of the most extraordinary figures in American history. Arguably the most brilliant theologian ever born on American soil, Edwards [1703-1758] was also a pastor, a renowned preacher, a missionary to the Native Americans, a biographer, a college president, a philosopher, a loving husband, and the father of eleven children. See more details below

Overview

Jonathan Edwards is one of the most extraordinary figures in American history. Arguably the most brilliant theologian ever born on American soil, Edwards [1703-1758] was also a pastor, a renowned preacher, a missionary to the Native Americans, a biographer, a college president, a philosopher, a loving husband, and the father of eleven children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802802200
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
448,622
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Preface ix Acknowledgments xi
1 Edwards, Franklin, and Their Times 1
2 Wrestling with God 15
3 Transitions and Challenges 27
4 Awakening 40
5 An American Revolution 60
6 Drama on the Home Front 80
7 A World in Conflict 96
8 A Missionary, a Scholar, and a President 115 Conclusion: What Should We Learn from Edwards? 134 Suggestions for Further Reading 143 Index 146

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