Two New Works on Edwards

 

The Jonathan Edwards Encylopedia
(Ed. Harry Stout)
Release Date: November 30, 2017
Publisher/Pages: Eerdmans – 700 pages
MSRP: $60.00

From Eerdmans:

With more than four hundred entries, The Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia provides a wide-ranging perspective on Edwards, offering succinct synopses of topics large and small from his life, thought, and work. Summaries of Edwards’s ideas as well as descriptions of the people and events of his times are all easy to find, and suggestions for further reading point to ways to explore topics in greater depth.

Comprehensive and reliable, with contributions from the premier Edwards scholars in the world, this encyclopedia will be the standard reference work on one of the most extraordinary figures in American history.

 

A Reader’s Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards
(Eds. Nathan A. Finn & Jeremy M. Kimble)
Release Date: November 30, 2017
Publisher/Pages: Crossway – 240 pages
MSRP: $21.99

From Crossway: 

Jonathan Edwards is widely considered one of the most influential theologians in American history. For those seeking a primer on his most important works, this book is a key resource for students, pastors, and anyone who wants to learn about this famous theologian for themselves—his thought, his theological reflections, and his vision for the Christian life.

This guide serves as a supplement to his major writings, including his personal resolutions, theological treatises, philosophical works, and writings on the Christian life, offering key background information, concise summaries, strategies for reading, and applications for the modern reader. The contributors, including Nathan Finn, Jeremy M. Kimble, Dane Ortlund, Joe Rigney, and Paul Helm, share their expertise on Edwards to make the riches of Edwards’s thought more accessible to today’s students and pastors.

 

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