Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God: Made Easier to Read

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P&R Pub., 1996 - History - 32 pages
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Designed specifically for the classroom, this volume presents the accurate and definitive version of "Sinners," accompanied by the tools necessary to study and teach this famous American sermon. With an introduction aimed at students and teachers and commentary that draws on fifty years of team editorial experience of Yale's "Works of Jonathan Edwards," it provides both context and interpretation, and addresses the concerns and questions of a twenty-first century audience.
The book contains questions for in-class discussion, a chronology of Edwards's life, and a glossary. In addition, curricular materials and video mini-presentations are available on a dedicated Web site. This casebook represents a innovative contribution to the art of teaching Edwards to a new generation of readers.

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Review: Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God- Made Easier to Read

User Review  - Jeremy Gardiner - Christianbook.com

Excellent!! As far as this version, it was very easy to read. Some puritan books you must read through slowly, this one you can read just like any other book. The foreword by John MacArthur was an ... Read full review

Review: Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God: And 11 More Classic Messages

User Review  - Chris Fine - Christianbook.com

I can't get over how amazing these sermons are to me. I am so grateful for receiving this book for my birthday, it has been such a tremendous joy reading these and seeing how passionate Jonathan Edwards was for our Lord and Saviour. I would not miss an opportunity to read these sermons. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
7
Section 3
29
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About the author (1996)

In 1716 Edwards was admitted to Yale at the remarkable age of thirteen. After he graduated in 1722, he spent four years there pursuing theological interests, teaching, and completing his master's degree. In 1727 ,Edwards complied with his grandfather's request and traveled to Northhampton, Massachusetts to be his assistant in his church. A committed scholar of John Calvin and the early Puritan theologians, as well as of the writings of John Locke and Isaac Newton, Edwards pursued a theology founded on two seemingly contradictory themes---a desire to return to the Calvinist tradition, as well as a desire to include the insights of contemporary Enlightenment philosophy. While Edwards's theological formulations were not completely developed until the 1750s, his lifetime pursuit of these ideas profoundly influenced the Puritan period of religious revival known as the Great Awakening. Though Edwards's provocative theology and sermons occasionally invoked fire and brimstone, as in the famous Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God (1741), his sermons generally moved parishioners to faith through the employment of positive imagery, as in God Glorified in Man's Dependence (1731). In spite of his successes during the Great Awakening, Edwards was ultimately involved in a controversy that led to his dismissal at the Northhampton parish in 1750. Viewed as too progressive by a faction of the church known as the Old Lights, Edwards stepped down after delivering his famous Farewell Sermon (1750), in which he declared that God would ultimately determine whether Edwards had been right or wrong

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