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Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Gerald R. McDermott

Abstract

Many books have been published on Jonathan Edwards (1703-58), widely regarded as the greatest American theologian. Some are by experts who typically write only for fellow specialists. Others are by popular authors who are unaware of recent scholarly discoveries. This book contains chapters based on the latest research on the subject of Edwards and the result is an introduction to North America’s most important religious mind on subjects he considered vitally important: revival, Bible, typology, aesthetics, literature, preaching, philosophy, and world religions. It also includes a survey of his ... More

Keywords: Jonathan Edwards, American theology, revival, Bible, typology, aesthetics, preaching, philosophy, world religions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195373431
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373431.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerald R. McDermott, editor
Professor of Religion
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