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All articles & reviews tagged with jonathan-edwards

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April 2018
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A Reader’s Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards (Ed Nathan A. Finn and Jeremy M. Kimble

This guide introduces readers to the life of Jonathan Edwards and provides an overview of his major writings. His work is frequently referenced and a working knowledge of it will begin to be established for readers. In just ten chapters, it is inevitable that a few significant writings are unmentioned in this book. A…

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May 2017
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Jonathan Edwards & Transatlantic Print Culture

This is a must-read for every Edwards aficionado. It is a treasure trove of eighteenth-century publishing and the activities of booksellers. Some might be tempted to dismiss the garnered facts as mere minutiae, but we soon capture the theme undergirding this seminal and exciting work. Who could fail to be moved when reading about…

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Review

November 2016

The Power of God for Salvation — papers read at the 2015 Westminster Conference

In December 2015, I attended the Westminster Conference in London where these papers were first given. The six papers cover five significant men from a period of over three centuries. They include Desiderius Erasmus (c.1466–1536), John Owen (1616–1683), Isaac Watts (1674–1748), Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758) and Andrew Fuller (1754–1815). The papers cover a variety of…

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News

August 2016
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Conference – Jonathan Edwards Conference

On 9-10 June, in the comfortable surroundings of Radisson Blu hotel, Durham, 60 attendees were treated to a theological feast, focused on the New England theologian Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758), whose seminal ministry has helped mould Reformed evangelicalism for three centuries. This conference followed an inaugural one held in Durham in 2014. The theme this…

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July 2016
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Jonathan Edwards and the Psalms

If you are interested in preaching or the theology of Jonathan Edwards, biblical exegesis or the Psalms, then this book will interest you. It is well researched and well written. The author arranges his material around seven key topics in relation to his subject: ‘The Psalter in Edwards’ world’; ‘God and Scripture’; ‘Humanity and…

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Historical

February 2016
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Jonathan Edwards: missionary to the Indians

On a wintry Lord’s Day in January 1751, in the frontier village of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Jonathan Edwards preached one of his first sermons as a prospective missionary to the Mohawk and Mohican Indians. Edwards made a connection between the biblical narrative and the situation unfolding before him, not only for his Native American Indian…

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The Preaching of Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards has received a vast amount of scholarly attention in recent years. In Dr Carrick’s book it is specifically Edwards’ preaching that comes under the microscope. It receives a more thorough examination than has ever been attempted before. It is impossible to do justice to Edwards’ preaching without understanding his life and times.…

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