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Published: 23 June 1988

238 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195049411

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America's Theologian

A Recommendation of Jonathan Edwards

Robert W. Jenson

This provocative study of the life and work of Jonathan Edwards argues that although Edwards was very much a figure of the Enlightenment, he was also a discerning critic of it, able to use Enlightenment thought in his theology without yielding to its mechanistic and individualistic tendencies. Edward's radical position stood as a corrective to the overall impact of the Enlightenment on America.