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The Life and Character of the Late Reverend Mr. Jonathan Edwards, President of the College at New-Jersey, Together With a Number of His Sermons on Various Important Subjects
ont> S. Kneeland : Boston, 1765 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A very scarce first edition of this fascinating biography on the life of the North American Congregationalist Protestant theologian Jonathan Edwards. The first edition of this work. A very scarce work. Collated,complete excepting bound without the general title page. Signatures run as A4, B-G8, H1, [3], A-M8, N-Z4. ESTC citation number W20686. A biography on the life of the North American revivalist preacher, philosopher, and Congregationalist Protestant theologian, Jonathan Edwards. Edwards is widely regarded as being of the America's most important and original philosophical theologians, with his theological works being rooted in Reformed theology, and in Puritan heritage. He generally grounded his life's works on the concepts of harmony, ethical fittingness, beauty, and the Enlightenment. Edwards was critical in the shaping of the First Great Awakening, giving rise to the New England school of theology. Written by Samuel Hopkins, though he isn't attributed as the author in this work. Hopkins was also an American Congregationalist theologian. The author and Edwards studied together, studying divinity in Northampton, Massachusetts. Together they, alongside Joseph Bellamy, created a theological scheme, which is often called 'Hopkinsianism', but is also referred to as New Divinity. Condition: In the original publisher's paper wraps, lacking the backstrip. Externally, sound. Front wrap are held by cords only. Wraps are a little discoloured with light rubbing and a few marks. Light edge wear to the wra … [Click Below for Full Description]
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