The Jonathan Edwards encyclopedia

Jonathon Edwards (1703-1758) is widely acknowledged as one of the most brilliant religious thinkers and multifaceted figures in American history. A fountainhead of modern evangelicalism, Edwards wore many hats during his lifetime--theologian, philosopher, pastor and town leader, preacher, missionary...

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Contributors: Minkema, Kenneth P. 1958- (Editor); Neele, Adriaan Cornelis 1960- (Editor); Stout, Harry S. (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Grand Rapids, Michigan William. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company [2017]
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Edwards, Jonathan 1703-1758
B Edwards, Jonathan 1703-1758 / Christian philosophy / Great Awakening
Further subjects:B Edwards, Jonathan 1703-1758 Encyclopedias
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Summary:Jonathon Edwards (1703-1758) is widely acknowledged as one of the most brilliant religious thinkers and multifaceted figures in American history. A fountainhead of modern evangelicalism, Edwards wore many hats during his lifetime--theologian, philosopher, pastor and town leader, preacher, missionary, college president, family man, among others. With nearly four hundred entries, this encyclopedia provides a wide-ranging perspective on Edwards, offering succinct synopses of topics large and small from his life, thought, and work. Summaries of Edwards's ideas as well as descriptions of the people and events of his times are all easy to find, and suggestions for further reading point to ways to explore topics in greater depth. Comprehensive and reliable, with contrinbutions by 169 premier Edwards scholars from throughout the world, The Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia will long stand as the standard reference work on this significant, extraordinary person
Item Description:Facsimiles on endpapers. - Includes bibliographical references
ISBN:0802869521