Jonathan Edwards

A Life
CD - unabridged
Audio (13 discs)
Product Number: DD38559
Released: Jun 12, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538556245
Narrator/s: Jim Denison
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Jonathan Edwards is a towering figure in American history. A controversial theologian and the author of the famous sermon Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, he ignited the momentous Great Awakening of the eighteenth century. In this definitive and long-awaited biography, Jonathan Edwards emerges as both a great American and a brilliant Christian. George Marsden evokes the world of colonial New England in which Edwards was reared-a frontier civilization at the center of a conflict between Native Americans, French Catholics, and English Protestants. Drawing on newly available sources, Marsden demonstrates how these cultural and religious battles shaped Edwards' life and thought. Marsden reveals Edwards as a complex thinker and human being who struggled to reconcile his Puritan heritage with the secular, modern world emerging out of the Enlightenment. In this, Edwards' life anticipated the deep contradictions of our American culture. Meticulously researched and beautifully composed, this biography offers a compelling portrait of an eminent American.


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Jonathan Edwards
Product Number: BX00073236
Product Number:Z100133448
Product Number:DD38559

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Author(s): George M. Marsden
Narrator(s): Jim Denison
Product Number Z100133448
Released: Jun 12, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538556283

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