Jonathan Edwards: America's Evangelical (American Portrait Series)

By: Gura, Philip F.

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An important new biography of America's founding religious father.
Jonathan Edwards was America's most influential evangelical, whose revivals of the 1730s became those against which all subsequent ones have been judged.
The marvelous accomplishment of Philip Gura's" Jonathan Edwards "is to place the rich intellectual landscape of America's most formidable evangelical within the upheaval of his times. Gura not only captures Edwards' brilliance but respectfully explains the enduring appeal of his theology: in a world of profound uncertainty, it held out hope of an authentic conversion---the quickening of the indwelling spirit of God in one's heart and the consequent certitude of Godly behavior and everlasting grace.
Tracing Jonathan Edwards' life from his birth in 1703 to his untimely death in 1758, Gura magnificently reasserts Edwards rightful claim as the father of America's evangelical tradition.

Title: Jonathan Edwards: America's Evangelical (American Portrait Series)

Author/Composer: Gura, Philip F.

Categories: Biography/Memoir,

Publisher: Hill and Wang: 2005-03-01

ISBN Number: 0809030314

ISBN Number 13: 9780809030316

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 016156

Description: Very Good Condition: Unmarked pages. Tight binding. Black marker dot on bottom outer page edges. Dustjacket and cover wear very minor. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Jonathan Edwards: America's Evangelical by Philip F. Gura. An American Portait series. Illustrations. New York: Hill and Wang (division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Copyright 2005. Printed in U.S.A. xv, 284 pages. 6 x 8.5 inches, 22 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!

Keywords: Christian Theologians, Reformed Christians, Biography, Congregational Church, Predestination,