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|Named Person:||Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael James McClymond; Gerald R McDermott
|Description:||xii, 757 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction : historical, cultural, and social contexts. Overture to a symphony ; Edwards : a theological life ; Edwards's intellectual context ; Edwards's spirituality ; The question of development : did Edwards change? --
Topics in Edwards's theology. Beauty and aesthetics ; Metaphysics ; Typology : scripture, nature, and all of reality ; Revelation : scripture, reason, and tradition ; Apologetics ; Biblical exegesis ; The concept of a history of redemption ; God as Trinity : Father, Son, and Holy Spirit ; The end of God in creation ; Providence and history ; The person and work of Jesus Christ ; The Holy Spirit ; The angels in the plan of salvation ; Heaven is a world of love ; The affections and the human person ; Edwards's Calvinism and theology of the covenants ; Free will and original sin ; Salvation, grace, and faith : an overview ; Conversion : a divine and supernatural light ; Justification and sanctification ; The theme of divinization ; Theology of revival ; The church ; Edwards on (and in) the ministry ; The sacraments : baptism and the Lord's Supper ; The voice of the great God : a theology of preaching ; Public theology, society, and America ; True virtue, Christian love, and ethical theory ; Edwards on (and in) mission ; Eschatology ; Christianity and other religions --
Legacies and affinities : Edwards's disciples and interpreters. Selective readings : Edwards and the new divinity ; Mixed reactions : Princeton and Andover Seminaries and nineteenth-century American culture ; New beginnings : the twentieth-century recovery of Jonathan Edwards ; Interpretations I : Edwards and modern philosophy ; Interpretations II : Jonathan Edwards and the Reformed tradition ; Interpretations III : Edwards and the revival tradition ; Interpretations IV : Edwards and the Catholic and Orthodox traditions ; Interpretations V : Edwards and contemporary theology ; Conclusion : Edwards as a theological bridge.
|Responsibility:||Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott.|
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