Edwards and the Bible

Douglas A. Sweeney

in Understanding Jonathan Edwards

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780195373431
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199871681 | DOI:
Edwards and the Bible

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This chapter emphasizes the importance of the Bible in Edwards’s life, thought, and work. It catalogues the wide range of Edwards’s biblical writings and details Edwards’s theological understanding of Scripture. It explains Edwards’s doctrine of divine revelation. And the chapter outlines Edwards’s methods of interpreting the Bible, examining them in light of the long history of exegesis and commending them in revised form to readers of Scripture today.

Keywords: Bible; theology; revelation; exegesis; biblical hermeneutics

Chapter.  9454 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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