Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word: A Model of Faith and Thought

InterVarsity Press
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Jonathan Edwards has been recognized as the most influential evangelical theologian of all time. Before his death at the age of fifty-four, he had sparked a new movement of Reformed evangelicals who played a major role in fueling the rise of modern missions, preaching revivals far and wide, and wielding the cutting edge of American theology. He has never gone out of print, and Christians today continue to flock to seminars and conferences on him. In this biography of the great preacher and teacher, historian Douglas Sweeney locates for us the core and key to Edwards' enduring impact. Sweeney finds that Edwards' profound and meticulous study of the Bible securely anchored his powerful preaching, his lively theological passions and his discerning pastoral work. Beyond introducing you to Edwards' life and times, this book will provide you with a model of Christian faith, thought and ministry.
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Douglas A. Sweeney is professor of church history and the history of Christian thought and director of the Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has written numerous books and articles about religious history and Jonathan Edwards. He is the coeditor of The Sermons of Jonathan Edwards: A Reader(Yale University Press) and Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards (Oxford University Press).

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InterVarsity Press
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Published on
Mar 23, 2010
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Pages
209
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ISBN
9780830879410
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Religion / Christian Church / History
Religion / Christian Ministry / Pastoral Resources
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