Monday, January 12, 2009

Received: Understanding Jonathan Edwards

Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian
Gerald R McDermott
ISBN10: 0195373448
Paper, 248 pages
Also available: hardback
Oct 2008, In Stock
Price: $24.95

Jonathan Edwards (1703-58) is widely recognized as America's greatest religious mind. A torrent of books, articles, and dissertations on Edwards have been released since 1949, the year that Perry Miller published the intellectual biography that launched the modern explosion of Edwards studies. This collection offers an introduction to Edwards's life and thought, pitched at the level of the educated general reader. Each chapter serves as a general introduction to one of Edwards's major topics, including revival, the Bible, beauty, literature, philosophy, typology, and even world religions. Each is written by a leading expert on Edwards's work. The book will serve as an ideal 
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