Hall, Richard Books

Richard Hall teaches in the Department of Government and History, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Contribution of Jonathan Edwards to American Culture and Society. Essays on America’s Spiritual Founding Father
2008 0-7734-5060-2
This volume contains select papers delivered in October of 2003 at the First churches of Northampton, Massachusetts, in celebration of the tercentenary of the birth of Jonathan Edwards. The Northampton Tercentenary of 2003 is in continuity with the conference held in the same building in June of 1900 to mark the sesquicentenary of Edwards’ dismissal from the church, and the anticipated conference to be held in the same place to honor the quadricentenary of his birth in 2103.

Jonathan Edwards on the Environment. The Relevance of the Thought of Jonathan Edwards to Our Current Environmental and Ecological Concerns
2016 1-4955-0500-6
This is the first attempt to correlate the development of Jonathan Edwards’ thinking with the psychological stages and social conflicts in his life, but, the primary purpose of the author is to provide a comprehensive statement about Edwards theology and to show how it influenced the later politics of American Society.

Josiah Royce's Proposal How to Establish World Peace Using Business Rather Than International Law. An Alternative to Immanuel Kant's Perpetual Peace
2017 1-4955-0553-7


Neglected Northampton Texts of Jonathan Edwards Edwards on Society and Politics
1990 0-88946-593-2
Explicates Edward's four neglected texts from the 1740s in order to reveal his philosophical sociology and socio-political philosophy.

White Calvinists Fighting Against Black Slavery Before the Ratification of the American Constitution. A Collection of Eighteenth- Century Documents
2016 1-4955-0499-9
Professor Richard Hall has gathered the 18th-century Edwardsean anti-slavery writings that are presented in this book. Note that John Brown, a white man who sacrificed his life to free black slaves, had read these very documents and they influenced his decision to do what he did.