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  Jonathan Edwards - Theopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758), a theologian, pastor, and devout Calvinist, he was the most significant American churchman of the 18th century.
Edwards was born in East Windsor, Connecticut, to Timothy Edwards, pastor of East Windsor, and Esther Edwards.
Jonathan Edwards was a key figure in what has come to be called the First Great Awakening of the 1730s and 1740s.
www.theopedia.com /Jonathan_Edwards   (748 words)

  
 Biography of Jonathan Edwards
Edwards insisted that sin was inherent antagonism against God, and that salvation meant a radical change of the heart that was totally dependent upon the absolute sovereignty of God.
Edwards’ position was attacked by Charles Chauncey, minister of the First Church of Boston, in his sermons "The Late Religious Commotions in New England Considered" and "Seasonable Thoughts on the State of Religion." These sum up the position taken by the critics of Edwards and the revival.
Edwards placed his vision for personal salvation within a millennial design for history in a series of sermons preached during the spring and summer of 1739.
www.tlogical.net /bioedwards.htm   (1326 words)

  
 Not Quite Baptist - Portraits - Jonathan Edwards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Jonathan's father, Timothy Edwards, was a graduate of Harvard and pastored the Second Church of Windsor from 1694 until his death 62 years later.
Edward's love for nature was evident in later years as many illustrations in his books and sermons were taken from it.
Edwards was a committed Calvinist who believed deeply in the Sovereignty of God, the depravity of man, and the necessity of regeneration by the Holy Spirit.
www.baptistpage.org /Nquite/NQ_portraits/edwards.html   (1994 words)

  
 Edwards, Jonathan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Edwards was unequivocal in affirming the authority of the Scripture.
Edwards also wrote a full account of the Northampton revival, A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God, which was published in 1737 in London and Edinburgh and within a year was reprinted there, issued in Boston in three printings, and translated into German.
'Jonathan Edwards,' says Peter Gay, 'was the greatest tragic hero', intent upon 'rescuing the essence of the Puritan faith, on clarifying it, defending it, and preaching it to an age that did not wish to listen'.' Herbert W. Schneider laments: 'His philosophical insight was buried under the ruins of his religion.
www.sirreadalot.org /christianity/christianity/edwardsjonathanR.htm   (2804 words)

  
 Calvin College - Spark - Winter 2003 - Jonathan Edwards at 300
Edwards was, to Enlightenment Christianity, what John Calvin was to Reformation Christianity: a genius who had the capacity to hold on to traditional truths but reconcile and restate them in the language of the learned world around him.
Edwards at his best was an ecstatic preacher who got so caught up in the world of heaven that his mind positively beamed of divine inspiration.
Today, the “historical Edwards” is of great interest, as scholars attempt to place him in the 18th-century context as a provincial aristocrat (or the closest thing New England had to an aristocracy) or a slave owner, or look at his views on gender.
www.calvin.edu /publications/spark/2003/winter/edwards.htm   (2455 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards - Olympic Triple-jumper. Interview with Jonathan Edwards, triple jump medal winner.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Jonathan Edwards shot to fame when he took the World Record for the Triple Jump in 1995.
Jonathan effectively won in the first found with a championship record of 17.84 metres.
Prior to retirement in 2002 Jonathan confessed that it was increasingly difficult to motivate himself for competitive events.
www.soon.org.uk /page41.htm   (768 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Edwards begins by attempting to show that libertarianism is incoherent.
Edwards also argues that libertarianism is inconsistent with ordinary moral concepts.
Edwards' model is not a whole and its parts, or a substance (a bearer of properties) and its properties, or an essence and its accidents, but agent causality.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/edwards   (6922 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Jonathan Edwards: A Life: Books: George M. Marsden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Edwards was a child of the Puritan establishment of Colonial New England.
Edwards grew up at the apex of a rural society whose social organiztion was based on deference, with social position shaped by personal and family relationships to an extent largely unknown in modern society (though there are exceptions; see George Bush).
Edwards was influenced by Locke's epistemology, was familiar with the work of Newton and later assimilated Newton into his theological work, and had a more positive view of the natural world than his 17th Puritan forebears.
www.amazon.com /Jonathan-Edwards-George-M-Marsden/dp/0300096933   (3206 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jonathan Edwards, born on October 5, 1703, was the son of Timothy Edwards (1669-1758), a minister at East Windsor, Connecticut who eked out his salary by tutoring boys for college.
It was at this time that Edwards became acquainted with George Whitefield and preached one of his most famous sermons, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" in Enfield, CT in 1741.
Edwards was fascinated by the discoveries of Isaac Newton and other scientists of his age.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jonathan_Edwards_(theology)   (1923 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards: An Appreciation
Jonathan Edwards was born on October 5, 1703, the fifth child and first son of eleven children born to Timothy and Esther Edwards.
Edwards was in the midst of a rigorous defense of justification by faith, experiencing criticism for his stout Reformed biblicism, when the massive work of conversion and refreshment occurred.
Edwards was not that way, but some of his followers have been and in so doing they completely reversed the theological concerns of Edwards.
www.founders.org /FJ53/editorial.html   (1137 words)

  
 Island of Freedom - Jonathan Edwards
Jonathan Edwards was one of the most significant religious thinkers in American history.
Edwards shows that 18th century arguments for the indeterminacy of the will lead either to the nonsensical idea that no action could be uncaused or to an amoral randomness.
Edwards read widely in his era's scientific and philosophical literature and was fascinated by the discoveries of Newton and his successors.
www.island-of-freedom.com /EDWARDS.HTM   (1184 words)

  
 Edwards, Jonathan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Edwards, Jonathan (1703-1758), third president of Princeton for a brief period in 1758, was born in East Windsor, Connecticut, where his father was pastor.
Edwards was elected president of Princeton September 29, 1757, five days after the death of his son-in-law, Aaron Burr, Sr., second president of the College.
But Edwards shrank from taking on ``such a new and great business in the decline of life,'' feeling himself deficient in health, in temperament, and in some branches of learning.
etcweb.princeton.edu /CampusWWW/Companion/edwards_jonathan.html   (449 words)

  
 John Locke - Jonathan Edwards - Thomas Campbell
Each of these views is correct Jonathan Edwards was a rational, logical theologian of the medieval sort; he was also something of a Lockean idealist with Newtonian overtones.
Just as Edwards was later to show that the champions of free will reduced freedom to bondage and, worse than that, to meaninglessness, so he shows that deism, in its attempt to glorify reason, actually destroyed it.
Edwards argued that all knowledge would be reduced to hopeless paradox if we could not rely upon the processes of perception and testimony.
www.piney.com /RMEdwardsLocke.html   (1781 words)

  
 Revival Sermons of Jonathan Edwards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
In it Edwards detailed what he believed were and were not signs of those who had been truly converted.
Edwards also authored a short piece on Directions for Judging of Persons' Experiences to help pastors in discerning the true work of God in the hearts of men as opposed to legal conviction.
Edwards committed himself to reading them every week for the rest of his life.
members.aol.com /jonathanedw/Edwards.html   (440 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards: Reformed Apologist--Scott Oliphint
In that work, Edwards had to show not only that such a scholastic psychology was unwarranted, but that his position of the organic unity of man was (1) biblical and (2) explanatory of the nature of revival.
Edwards himself refers to Romans 2:20 in his explanation of speculative (notional) knowledge wherein the apostle asserts that there is a "form of knowledge, and of the truth in the law."
Edwards contends that, while the moral and natural attributes of God are inseparable, man, on the other hand, lost the moral image at the fall while retaining the natural image.
www.reformed.org /apologetics/oliphint_edwards.html   (9242 words)

  
 PAL: Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)
"Jonathan Edwards and the Platonists: Edwarsean Epistemology and the Influence of Malebranche and Norris." Studies in Puritan American Spirituality 2.
Jonathan Edwards is considered the leader of The Great Awakening in New England.
Jonathan Edwards is considered the last great Puritan because of his efforts to revive a dying theology.
www.csustan.edu /english/reuben/pal/chap2/edwards.html   (1380 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jonathan Edwards (October 5, 1703 — March 22, 1758) was a colonial American Congregational preacher, theologian, and missionary to Native Americans.
Edwards, with his large family, was now thrown upon the world, but offers of aid quickly came to him.
The followers of Jonathan Edwards and his disciples came to be known as the New Light Calvinist ministers, as opposed to the traditional Old Light Calvinist ministers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jonathan_Edwards   (1923 words)

  
 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Outlines: Outline of American Literature: Early American and Colonial Period to ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The antithesis of John Woolman is Jonathan Edwards, who was born only 17 years before the Quaker notable.
Woolman followed his inner light; Edwards was devoted to the law and authority.
Edwards was molded by his extreme sense of duty and by the rigid Puritan environment, which conspired to make him defend strict and gloomy Calvinism from the forces of liberalism springing up around him.
odur.let.rug.nl /~usa/LIT/edwards.htm   (208 words)

  
 Glimpses bulletin #167: Jonathan Edwards
Edwards went on to warn that emotional displays are not necessarily the work of the Spirit, and that the Devil can counterfeit them.
Edwards stood his ground, and in 1750 the church voted to remove him.
Sarah Pierrepont was the young daughter of a well-known pastor in New Haven, CT. Jonathan Edwards was a tall, gawky grad student at Yale.
chi.gospelcom.net /GLIMPSEF/Glimpses/glmps167.shtml   (1992 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Jonathan Edwards College began during the academic year 1932-33 when Professor Robert Dudley French, the first Master, appointed eight members of the faculty to be the first fellows of the College.
Jonathan Edwards, “Farewell Sermon,” in Clarence H. Faust and Thomas H. Johnson, eds., Jonathan Edwards: Representative Selections, with Introduction, Bibliography, and Notes (New York: Hill and Wang, 1962), 186-202.
Jonathan Edwards is the only residential college at Yale whose patriarch has graced the pages of Ripley’s Believe It or Not.
www.jonathanedwardscollege.com /about   (2805 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards - AOL Music
Jonathan Edwards is a true veteran performer, versatile acoustic guitarist, harmonica player, record producer, songwriter, and a distinctive singer with a...
Jonathan Edwards, born on October 5, 1703, was the son of Timothy Edwards...
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 Jonathan Edwards Winery
Jonathan Edwards Winery is quickly gaining a reputation for creating premium quality Napa Valley wines.
While living in Napa Valley, winemaker Jonathan Edwards carefully selected grapes from specific vineyards each chosen to enhance the grapes varietal characteristics.
We at the Jonathan Edwards Winery believe that fine wine is truly created in the vineyard.
www.jedwardswinery.com /wines   (1067 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The Jonathan Edwards Centre For Reformed Spirituality in conjunction with Toronto Baptist Seminary.
The Jonathan Edwards Centre for Reformed Spirituality seeks to help Reformed Christians and other Evangelicals develop and articulate an orthodox spirituality that is God-glorifying, fully biblical and soul-satisfying.
The name of “Jonathan Edwards” (click here) has been chosen since Edwards, recognized as one of the truly great theologians of the Church, had a passion for a spirituality that was deep in its biblical roots and broad in its theological reach.
edwards.luxpub.com   (332 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards : America's Greatest Theologian
Edwards and the New England Theology by B.B. Warfield
JONATHAN EDWARDS and the CRUCIAL IMPORTANCE of REVIVAL
The Jonathan Edwards Centre for Reformed Spirituality - Seeks to help Reformed Christians and other Evangelicals develop and articulate an orthodox spirituality that is God-glorifying, fully biblical and soul-satisfying.
www.monergism.com /thethreshold/articles/edwards.html   (2059 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards Homepage
The Memoirs of Jonathan Edwards, Chapters 1 to 10.
Intending them to be published after they were delivered, Edwards prepared them completely by hand.
We have the works of his son President Jonathan Edwards Jr.
truthinheart.com /EarlyOberlinCD/CD/Edwards/Edwards.html   (1891 words)

  
 The Jonathan Edwards Collection  -- Bible Bulletin Board
We now have available four (4) of some of the best sermons ever preached by Jonathan Edwards on Audio CD (with audio tracks every 2 minutes to make it easier for you to review).
But Scripture with reason may lead to say something further of it than [what has been] said, though there are still left many things pertaining to it incomprehensible.
For when they had slain their children to their idols, then they came the same day into my sanctuary to profane it; and, lo, thus have they done in the midst of mine house.
www.biblebb.com /edwards.htm   (3404 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards
Jonathan Edwards Online Site (picture and signature courtesy of this site).
This site (sponsored by Christ Presbyterian Church) bills itself as the world's largest Jonathan Edwards site.
Selected Works Available Online (For more works, visit the Jonathan Edwards Online Site)
www.wsu.edu /~campbelld/amlit/edwards.htm   (94 words)

  
 Jonathan Edwards, performer, singer-songwriter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
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Reminisce about times you have seen Jonathan in the past, or
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