The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. 22

Volume 22: Sermons and Discourses, 1739-1742

Jonathan Edwards; Edited by Harry S. Stout and Nathan O. Hatch; With Kyle P. Farley

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April 10, 2003
608 pages, 6 1/8 x 9 1/4
6 b/w illus.
ISBN: 9780300095722
Cloth

The sermons and discourses in this volume chart the rise and decline of the Great Awakening in Jonathan Edwards’s parish in Northampton, Massachusetts, and beyond. A leading figure of the revival period, Edwards delivered potent and wide-ranging sermons during the years 1739–42. In this volume the transcript of the original manuscript of Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God is reproduced for the first time, along with the text of its first printed edition.

Harry S. Stout is Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Christianity at Yale University and general editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards. Nathan O. Hatch is Andrew V. Tackes Professor of History and provost at the University of Notre Dame. Kyle P. Farley is a doctoral candidate in the department of history at the University of Pennsylvania.

"The Jonathan Edwards Project is the first of its kind—a comprehensive, exhaustive effort to produce an online archive of all of Edwards' sermons, treatises, letters and musings to serve the needs of anyone who cares to know the man. To date, no other university or institute has attempted to transcribe, computerize and then post online the complete works of any one historical figure. . . . Though he may never attain the rock-star status of George Washington, with the Yale project, Edwards will live forever.—Adrian Brune, Hartford Courant

“This volume’s introduction is one of the best short guides to Edwards’s view of history. With dramatic and vivid prose that is reminiscent of the best of Perry Miller, Stout sketches Edwards’s substitution of history for theology as queen of the sciences, recasting systematic theology in the form of a history of redemption. Recommended for all libraries.”—Gerald R. McDermott, Religious Studies Review


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