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Images or Shadows of Divine Things

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Published March 9th 1977 by Greenwood Press
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Basically, a book of Edwards' meditations on how God displays aspects of His work and character in nature, the church, and (especially) the Old Testament. Not particularly deep or searching (at least compared to some of Edwards' other writings), for example, he writes about Samson:
"Samson died partly through the cruelty and murderous malice of his enemies, and partly from his own act, agreeable to what is foretold of the Messiah."
Certainly useful and true in thinking about types of the Messiah
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Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database named Jonathan Edwards.

Jonathan Edwards was the most eminent American philosopher-theologian of his time, and a key figure in what has come to be called the First Great Awakening of the 1730s and 1740s.

The only son in a family of eleven children, he entered Yale in September, 1716 when he was not yet thirteen and graduated fou
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