Jonathan Edwards, America’s Spiritual Founding Father
|Author: ||Richardson, Herbert W.|
This study describes how Jonathan Edwards created many of the ideas and social institutions that have shaped America. The astonishing thing about Jonathan Edwards is the remarkable way that his thinking and his ideas have permeated virtually all American intellectual and political life.
"The astonishing thing about Jonathan Edwards' thinking is how his ideas have permeated virtually all American intellectual and political life.
We cannot trace, step-by-step, how Edwards' ideas gradually America's ideas of itself today. But it is undeniable how great his intellectual influence."
Table of Contents
1.Edwards' Idea of America
2.Edwards' Idea of Creation
3.Edwards' Idea of Redemption
4.Edwards' Interpretation of Christ's Work
5.Edwards' Theory of Preaching
6.Edwards' Post-Millennial Apocalypticism
7.America's Spiritual Founding Father