Jonathan Edwards at 300: Essays on the Tercentenary of His Birth

Jonathan Edwards at 300: Essays on the Tercentenary of His Birth

By: Kenneth P. Minkema (editor), Caleb J.D. Maskell (editor), Harry S. Stout (editor), Robert E. Brown (contributor), Amy Plantinga Pauw (contributor), Sang H. Lee (contributor), Gura Gura (contributor), McDermott McDermott (contributor), Stephen J. Stein (contributor), Professor Douglas A. Sweeney (contributor)Paperback

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The most significant scholarly conference marking the Edwards tercentenary took place in October 2003 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The papers from that gathering are presented in this volume. They represent much of the best and most recent work being done on Edwards and reflect the wide diversity of approaches to his life, thought, and legacy.

About Author

Harry S. Stout is Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Christianity at Yale Divinity School. Kenneth P. Minkema is Executive Editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards. Caleb J. D. Maskell is Assistant Editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards.


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Theology of History: Does History Matter to God? Jonathan Edwards's Dynamic Re-conception of God's Relation to the World": Sang H. Lee; Edwards as American Theologian: Grand Narratives and Pastoral Narratives: Amy Plantinga Pauw Chapter 3 Scripture: Longing for More and More of It? The Strange Career of Jonathan Edwards's Exegetical Exertions: Douglas A. Sweeney; The Sacred and the Profane Connected: Edwards, the Bible, and Intellectual Culture": Robert E. Brown; Jonatha Chapter 4 Culture: Franklin, Jefferson, and Edwards on Religion and the Religions: Gerald R. McDermott; Lost and Found: Recovering Edwards From American Literature: Philip F. Gura; Jonathan Edwards's Freedom of the Will Abroad: Mark A. Noll Chapter 5 Society: Jonathan Edwards and the Politics of Sex in Eighteenth-Century Northampton: Ava Chamberlain; Forgiveness and the Party of Humanity in Jonathan Edwards's World: Mark Valeri Chapter 6 Race: Lessons from Stockbridge: Jonathan Edwards and the Stockbridge Indians: Rachel Wheeler; African American Engagements with Edwards in the Era of the Slave Trade: John Saillant Chapter 7 Biography: Jonathan Edwards in the Twenty-First Century: George M. Marsden Chapter 8 Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780761832270
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 194
  • ID: 9780761832270
  • weight: 299
  • ISBN10: 0761832270

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