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Edwards: A Theological Life

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199791606
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199932290 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0002
Edwards: A Theological Life

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This chapter traces Edwards's life and career from his childhood, college and graduate study, pastorates, the awakenings, exile to Stockbridge, and the last events in his life. It sketches the outlines of argument in his major theological works written there: Freedom of the Will, Original Sin, The End for Which God Created the World, and the Nature of True Virtue.

Keywords: Edwards's life; career; awakenings; graduate study; pastorates; major theological works

Chapter.  7201 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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