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The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott


This 45-chapter volume is the most comprehensive survey of Jonathan Edwards’s theology yet produced. It is also the first book that makes full use of the recently completed, 73-volume online edition of The Works of Jonathan Edwards(Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University), while it also draws deeply from the extensive secondary literature on Edwards. Its opening chapters set out Edwards’s historical and personal theological contexts. The next thirty chapters connect Edwards’s major themes in the temporally ordered way in which he conceptualized the theological enterprise—beginning with the ... More

Keywords: Jonathan Edwards, theology, Trinity, redemption, aesthetics, typology, revival, eschatology, participation, disposition, global church

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199791606
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael J. McClymond, author
Saint Louis University

Gerald R. McDermott, author
Roanoke College

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Part One Introduction

Part Two Topics in Edwards's Theology

Section 1 Methods and Strategies

Section 2 The Triune God, the Angels, and Heaven

Section 3 Theological Anthropology and Divine Grace

Section 4 Church, Ethics, Eschatology, and Society

Part III Legacies and Affinities: Edwards's Disciples and Interpreters

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