Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian: An Introduction to America's Theologian

by Gerald R McDermott
     
 


Jonathan Edwards (1703-58) is widely recognized as America's greatest religious mind. A torrent of books, articles, and dissertations on Edwards have been released since 1949, the year that Perry Miller published the intellectual biography that launched the modern explosion of Edwards studies. This collection offers an introduction to Edwards's life and thought,… See more details below

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Jonathan Edwards (1703-58) is widely recognized as America's greatest religious mind. A torrent of books, articles, and dissertations on Edwards have been released since 1949, the year that Perry Miller published the intellectual biography that launched the modern explosion of Edwards studies. This collection offers an introduction to Edwards's life and thought, pitched at the level of the educated general reader. Each chapter serves as a general introduction to one of Edwards's major topics, including revival, the Bible, beauty, literature, philosophy, typology, and even world religions. Each is written by a leading expert on Edwards's work. The book will serve as an ideal first encounter with the thought of "America's theologian."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199706372
Publisher:
NetLibrary, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/02/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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