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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:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title is an introduction to Jonathan Edwards (1703-58). It looks at subjects which Edwards considered vitally important such as revival, Bible, typology, aesthetics, literature and preaching, philosophy and world religions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Understanding Jonathan Edwards.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008005336
(OCoLC)191882110
Named Person: Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald R McDermott
ISBN: 9780199706372 0199706379
OCLC Number: 299367681
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 228 pages)
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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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  Read more...

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