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"A sweet flame" : piety in the letters of Jonathan Edwards

Author: Jonathan Edwards; Michael A G Haykin
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Reformation Heritage Books, ©2007.
Series: Profiles in reformed spirituality
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book introduces readers to the piety of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). Dr. Haykin's biographical sketch of Edwards captures the importance the New England minister placed on Scripture, family piety, and the church's reliance upon God. The remainder of the book presents 26 selections from various letters written by Edwards, two written by family members at his death, and an appendix drawing upon Edwards' last  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Edwards; Michael A G Haykin
ISBN: 9781601780119 1601780117
OCLC Number: 122309466
Description: xx, 169 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: The piety of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) --
To Mary Edwards, May 10, 1716 --
To Benjamin Colman, March 19, 1737 --
To George Whitefield --
To Deborah Hatheway --
To Sarah Edwards, Jr. --
To Joseph Bellamy --
To James Robe --
To Thomas Prince --
To Elnathan Whitman --
To William McCulloch --
To Joseph Bellamy --
To William McCulloch --
To Sarah Edwards --
To John Erskine --
To John Erskine --
To John Erskine --
To Mary Edwards --
To Joseph Bellamy --
To John Erskine --
To Lady Mary Pepperell --
To William McCulloch --
To Timothy Edwards --
Letter to Edward Wigglesworth --
To the trustees of the College of New Jersey at Princeton --
To Esther Burr --
To Lucy Edwards --
Sarah Edwards to Esther Burr --
Susannah Edwards to Esther Burr --
Appendix: Jonathan Edwards' last will, and the inventory of his estate.
Series Title: Profiles in reformed spirituality
Responsibility: by Michael A.G. Haykin ; with foreword by George S. Claghorn.
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This book introduces readers to the piety of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). Dr. Haykin's biographical sketch of Edwards captures the importance the New England minister placed on Scripture, family piety, and the church's reliance upon God. The remainder of the book presents 26 selections from various letters written by Edwards, two written by family members at his death, and an appendix drawing upon Edwards' last will and the inventory of his estate. - Publisher.

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