After Jonathan Edwards: The Courses of the New England Theology

Synopsis

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is widely regarded as one of the major thinkers in the Christian tradition and an important and influential figure in American theology.After Jonathan Edwardsis a collection of specially commissioned essays that track his intellectual legacies from the work of his immediate disciples that formed the New Divinity movement in colonial New England, to his impact upon European traditions and modern Asia. It is a unique interdisciplinary contribution to the reception of Edwardsian ideas, with scholars of Edwards being brought together with scholars of New England theology and early American history to produce a groundbreaking examination of the ways in which New England Theology flourished, how themes in Edwards's thought were taken up and changed by representatives of the school, and its lasting influence on the shape of American Christianity.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Oliver D. Crisp
  • Douglas A. Sweeney
  • Mark Valeri
  • Kenneth P. Minkema
  • Allen Guelzo
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2012