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The theology of Jonathan Edwards

Author: Michael James McClymond; Gerald R McDermott
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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This is a survey of the religious thought of American theologian Jonathan Edwards that draws on all of his writings. In 48 chapters, McClymond and McDermott, two of the world's leading Edwards scholars, treat topics in Edwards's thought that have rarely been analyzed in depth.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McClymond, Michael James, 1958-
Theology of Jonathan Edwards.
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
(DLC) 2011003597
(OCoLC)701327244
Named Person: Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael James McClymond; Gerald R McDermott
ISBN: 9780199791682 0199791686
OCLC Number: 779166484
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 757 p.) : ill.
Contents: Part I. Introduction : historical, cultural, and social contexts --
ch. 1. Overture to a symphony --
ch. 2. Edwards : a theological life --
ch. 3. Edwards's intellectual context --
ch. 4. Edwards's spirituality --
ch. 5. The questions of development : did Edwards change? --
Part II. Topics in Edwards's theology --
ch. 6. Beauty and aesthetics --
ch. 7. Metaphysics --
ch. 8. Typology : scripture, nature, and all of reality --
ch. 9. Revelation : scripture, reason, and tradition --
ch. 10. Apologetics --
ch. 11. Biblical exegesis --
ch. 12. The concept of a history of redemption --
ch. 13. God as Trinity : Father, Son, and Holy Spirit --
ch. 14. The end of God in creation --
ch. 15. Providence and history --
ch. 16. the person and work of Jesus Christ --
ch. 17. The Holy Spirit --
ch. 18. The angels in the plan of salvation --
ch. 19. Heaven is a world of love --
ch. 20. The affection and the human person --
ch. 21. Edwards's Calvinism and theology of the covenants --
ch. 22 Free will and original sin --
ch. 23. Salvation, grace, and faith : an overvierw --
ch. 24. Conversion : a divine and supernatural light --
ch. 25. Justification and sanctification --
ch. 26. the theme of divinization --
ch. 27. Theology of revival --
ch. 28. The church --
ch. 29. Edwards on (and in) the ministry --
ch. 30. The sacraments : baptism and the Lord's Supper --
ch. 31. The voice of the great God : a theology of preaching --
ch. 32. Pulic theology, society, and America --
ch. 33. True virtue, Christian love, and ethical theory --
ch. 34. Edwards on (and in) mission --
ch. 35. Eschatology --
ch. 36. Christianity and other religions --
Part III. Legacies and affinitites : Edwards's disciples and interpreters --
ch. 37. Selective readings : Edwards and the new divinity --
ch. 38. Mixed reactions : Princeton and Andover Seminaries and nineteenth-century American culture --
ch. 39. New beginnings : the twentieth-century recovery of Jonathan Edwards --
ch. 40. Interpretations I : Edwards and modern philosophy --
ch. 41. Interpretations II : Jonathan Edwards and the reformed tradition --
ch. 42. Intrepretations III : Edwards and the revival tradition --
ch 43. Interpretations IV : Edwards and the Catholic and Orthodox traditions --
ch. 44. Interpretations V : Edwards and contemporary theology --
ch. 45. Conclusion : Edwards as a theological bridge.
Responsibility: Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott.
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This is a survey of the religious thought of American theologian Jonathan Edwards that draws on all of his writings. In 48 chapters, McClymond and McDermott, two of the world's leading Edwards scholars, treat topics in Edwards's thought that have rarely been analyzed in depth.

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