The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Volume 22: Sermons and Discourses, 1739-1742
  • The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Volume 22: Sermons and Discourses, 1739-1742
  • The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Volume 22: Sermons and Discourses, 1739-1742

The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Volume 22: Sermons and Discourses, 1739-1742

by Harry S. Stout, Jonathan Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300095724

ISBN-13: 9780300095722

Pub. Date: 03/05/2003

Publisher: Yale University Press

The sermons and discourses in this volume chart the rise and decline of the Great Awakening in Jonathan Edwards's parish in Northampton, Massachusetts, and beyond. A leading figure of the revival period, Edwards delivered potent and wide-ranging sermons during the years 1739�42. In this volume the transcript of the original manuscript of Sinners in the Hands of an…  See more details below

Overview

The sermons and discourses in this volume chart the rise and decline of the Great Awakening in Jonathan Edwards's parish in Northampton, Massachusetts, and beyond. A leading figure of the revival period, Edwards delivered potent and wide-ranging sermons during the years 1739�42. In this volume the transcript of the original manuscript of Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God is reproduced for the first time, along with the text of its first printed edition.

Author Biography: Harry S. Stout is Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Christianity at Yale University and general editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards. Nathan O. Hatch is Andrew V. Tackes Professor of History and provost at the University of Notre Dame. Kyle P. Farley is a doctoral candidate in the department of history at the University of Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300095722
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
03/05/2003
Series:
The Works of Jonathan Edwards Series
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Editorial Committee....................v
List of Illustrations....................ix
Note to the Reader....................xi
Sermons and Discourses, 1739-1742 Preface to the Period....................3
Christ the Spiritual Sun....................48
The Means and Ends of Excommunication....................64
The Importance and Advantage of a Thorough Knowledge of Divine Truth....................80
God's Grace Carried On in Other Places....................103
Mercy and Not Sacrifice....................111
Zeal an Essential Virtue of a Christian....................136
The Danger of Corrupt Communication Among Young People....................156
Children Ought to Love the Lord Jesus Christ Above All....................167
The Subjects of a First Work of Grace May Need a New Conversion....................181
Gospel Ministers a Savor of Life or of Death....................203
Praying for the Spirit....................211
They Sing a New Song....................224
Bringing the Ark to Zion a Second Time....................245
Sinners in Zion....................262
Seeking After Christ....................285
Like Rain upon Mown Grass....................298
Youth Is Like a Flower That Is Cut Down....................319
God's Care for His Servants in Time of Public Commotions....................339
Importunate Prayer for Millennial Glory....................365
Mary's Remarkable Act....................378
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God....................400
Text of the First Printed Edition....................404
Transcript of the Original Manuscript....................418
The Blowing of theGreat Trumpet....................436
The Importance of Revival Among Heads of Families....................448
Aged Men and Women Joyfully Receiving Christ....................455
The Sorrows of the Bereaved Spread Before Jesus....................461
Seasons of Ingathering....................476
The Curse of Meroz....................490
Renewing Our Covenant with God....................509
Keeping the Presence of God....................519
Appendix: Dated Sermons, January 1739-December 1742....................537
General Index....................553
Index of Biblical Passages....................573

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