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By George M. Marsden

ISBN-10: 0802802206

ISBN-13: 9780802802200

ISBN-10: 1596446609

ISBN-13: 9781596446601

Jonathan Edwards is among the so much amazing figures in American historical past. Arguably the main great theologian ever born on American soil, Edwards (1703–1758) was once additionally a pastor, a popular preacher, a missionary to the local american citizens, a biographer, a school president, a thinker, a loving husband, and the daddy of 11 children.

George M. Marsden -- generally acclaimed for his magisterial huge research of Edwards -- has now written a brand new, shorter biography of this many-sided, awesome man. A brief lifetime of Jonathan Edwards is no longer an abridgment of Marsden's previous award-winning learn yet is as an alternative a totally new narrative in accordance with his large examine. the result's a concise, clean retelling of the Edwards tale, wealthy in scholarship but compelling and readable for a wider viewers, together with students.

Known top for his well-known sermon “Sinners within the palms of an indignant God,” Jonathan Edwards is usually seen as a proponent of fireplace, brimstone, and the wrath of God. As Marsden indicates, even though, the point of interest of Edwards's preaching was once now not God's wrath yet really his overwhelming and all-encompassing love. Marsden additionally rescues Edwards from the excessive geographical regions of highbrow heritage, revealing him extra comprehensively during the lens of his way of life and interactions. extra, Marsden exhibits how Edwards offers a window at the interesting and infrequently harmful international of the yank colonies within the a long time prior to the yank Revolution.

Marsden the following provides us an Edwards who illumines either American heritage and Christian theology, an Edwards that might attract readers with very little education in both box. This brief existence will give a contribution considerably to the common and starting to be curiosity in Jonathan Edwards.

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