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Understanding Jonathan Edwards : an introduction to America's theologian

Author: Gerald R McDermott
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first introduction to Jonathan Edwards (1703-58), widely regarded as the greatest American theologian, by scholars for non-scholars. In accessible language some of the world's best Edwards scholars introduce subjects Edwards considered vitally important: revival, Bible, typology, aesthetics, literature and preaching, philosophy and world religions. " -- Publisher's description.
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Named Person: Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards, Theologe 1703-1758.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald R McDermott
ISBN: 9780195373431 019537343X 9780195373448 0195373448
OCLC Number: 191882110
Description: xvii, 228 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: How to understand the American theologian / Gerald R. McDermott --
Edwards's life and career : society and self / Kenneth P. Minkema --
Alternative viewpoint : Jonathan Edwards's life and career / Chris Chun --
Edwards and revival / Harry S. Stout --
Alternative viewpoint : Edwards and revival / Willem Van Vlastuin --
Edwards and the Bible / Douglas A. Sweeney --
Alternative viewpoint : Edwards and the Bible / Wolter H. Rose --
Edwards and biblical typology / Tibor Fabiny --
Alternative viewpoint : Edwards and biblical typology / Gerald R. McDermott --
Edwards and beauty / Sang Hyun Lee --
Alternative viewpoint : Edwards and beauty / Katalin G. Kállay --
The literary life of Jonathan Edwards / Wilson H. Kimnach --
Alternative viewpoint : the literary life of Jonathan Edwards / Anna Svetlikova --
Edwards and philosophy / Miklos Vetö --
Alternative viewpoint : Edwards and philosophy / Magdaléna Ševčíková --
Edwards and the world religions / Gerald R. McDermott --
Alternative viewpoint : Edwards and the world religions / Michal Valco --
Conclusion: Edward's relevance today / Gerald R. McDermott.
Responsibility: edited by Gerald R. McDermott.
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