Edwards the Exegete: Biblical Interpretation and Anglo-Protestant Culture on the Edge of the Enlightenment

Edwards the Exegete: Biblical Interpretation and Anglo-Protestant Culture on the Edge of the Enlightenment

by Douglas A. Sweeney

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ISBN-13: 9780190687496
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/14/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 888,137
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Douglas A. Sweeney is Professor of Church History and the History of Christian Thought, Chair of the Department, and Director of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has published widely on Edwards, early modern Protestant thought, and the history of evangelicalism. His books include two volumes in the Yale Edition of The Works of Jonathan Edwards (1999, 2004), Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards (2003), and The American Evangelical Story: A History of the Movement (2005). He is on the editorial board of Jonathan Edwards Studies.

Table of Contents

Preface

PART ONE: PROLEGOMENA
Chapter One: The Biblical World of Jonathan Edwards
Chapter Two: The Character of Scripture—and of Its Best Interpreters

PART TWO: A CANON OF SCRIPTURE
Chapter Three: The Harmony of the Old and New Testament
Chapter Four: A Priest Forever After the Order of Melchisedec

PART THREE: A CRADLE OF CHRIST
Chapter Five: The Excellency of Christ
Chapter Six: Let Him Kiss Me with the Kisses of His Mouth

PART FOUR: A SACRED RECORD OF REDEMPTION
Chapter Seven: The Grand Design of God
Chapter Eight: Things Which Must Shortly Come to Pass

PART FIVE: A GUIDE TO FAITH AND LIFE
Chapter Nine: The Importance and Advantage of a Thorough Knowledge of Divine Truth
Chapter Ten: Accounted as One by the Judge

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