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Encounters with God: an approach to the theology of Jonathan Edwards

Author: Michael J McClymond
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a broad-based study of Jonathan Edwards as a religious thinker. Much attention has been given to Edwards in relation to his Puritan and Calvinist forebears. McClymond, however, examines Edwards in relation to his eighteenth-century intellectual context. In each of six chapters, he contextualizes and interprets some text or issue in Edwards within the emergent post-Lockean, post-Newtonian culture of  Read more...
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Named Person: Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J McClymond
ISBN: 9780195118223 0195118227
OCLC Number: 36573694
Description: xii, 194 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Edwards as an "artful theologian" --
Apprehension: spiritual perception in Jonathan Edwards --
Speculation: the theocentric metaphysics of the mind --
Contemplation: the spirituality of the personal narrative and diary --
Valuation: ethics and divinity in end of creation --
Narration: drama and discernment in history of redemption --
Persuasion: Edwards as a Christian apologist --
Conclusion: The religious outlook in Edwards.
Series Title: Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Theology of Jonathan Edwards
Responsibility: Michael J. McClymond.
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This book offers a broad-based study of Jonathan Edwards as a religious thinker. Much attention has been given to Edwards in relation to his Puritan and Calvinist forebears. McClymond, however,  Read more...

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Winner of the Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History, this fresh approach to the theology of Jonathan Edwards avoids the narrow specialization of recent studies, yielding a sense of Read more...

 
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