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Jonathan Edwards: America's Evangelical

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An important new biography of America's founding religious father.

Jonathan Edwards was America's most influential evangelical, whose revivals of the 1730s became those against which all subsequent ones have been judged.

The marvelous accomplishment of Philip Gura's Jonathan Edwards is to place the rich intellectual landscape of America's most formidable evangelical within
ebook, 304 pages
Published April 18th 2006 by Hill and Wang (first published February 10th 2005)
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Tyler Cox
I love Jonathan Edwards, but this biography was incredibly dry.
Jan 09, 2013 Brian rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I did enjoy the book, and the thorough picture it painted of Edwards' life and theology. Just as a matter of preference, I wish the author would have relied less heavily on original sources in the text, and less literally analysis, and woven more of that into the overall narrative. Good book though.
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