The Cambridge companion to Jonathan Edwards

Long recognized as 'America's theologian', Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758) is seen as instrumental in the Great Awakening of the 1740s that gripped much of New England and that laid the groundwork for an American Protestant religious identity. This Cambridge Companion offers a general, c...

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Subtitles:Jonathan Edwards
Contributors: Stein, Stephen J. 1940- (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Cambridge Collections Online 2007
Cambridge [u.a.] Cambridge Univ. Press 2007
Series/Journal:Cambridge companions to religion
The companions to philosophy, religion and culture
Cambridge collections online
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Edwards, Jonathan 1703-1758
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Edwards, Jonathan ; 17 ; 3-1758
B Edwards, Jonathan 1703-1758
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
Volltext (Verlag)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:Long recognized as 'America's theologian', Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758) is seen as instrumental in the Great Awakening of the 1740s that gripped much of New England and that laid the groundwork for an American Protestant religious identity. This Cambridge Companion offers a general, comprehensive introduction to Jonathan Edwards and examines his life and works from various disciplinary perspectives including history, literature, theology, religious studies, and philosophy. The book consists of seventeen chapters written by leading religious scholars, historians and literary critics on Edwards' life, work, and legacy. The Companion will be an invaluable aid to teachers and scholars and will be imminently accessible to those just encountering Edwards for the first time.
Edwards's life and context -- Roles and achievements -- Legacy and reputation
Item Description:Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 09 Nov 2015)
ISBN:0521618053
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1017/CCOL0521852900