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Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word

Douglas Sweeney

Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word

Douglas Sweeney

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Jonathan Edwards has been recognized as the most influential evangelical theologian of all time. In this book 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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About "Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word"

Jonathan Edwards has been recognized as the most influential evangelical theologian of all time. In this book 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.
-Publisher.


- Koorong

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.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Douglas Sweeney

Douglas A. Sweeney (Ph.D., Vanderbilt University) 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).

He has recently authored Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word: A Model of Faith and Thought and The American Evangelical Story: A History of the Movement.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

Table Of Contents

  • Timetable: Landmarks In The History Of Edwards' Development As A Minister
  • Edwards' Family Members
  • Map Of Edwards' World
  • Preface
  • Introduction: The Word In Edwards' World
  • 1 Study To Shew Thyself Approved
  • 2 Preach The Word
  • 3 Search The Scriptures
  • 4 Try The Spirits
  • 5 With All Thy Mind
  • 6 As The Waters Cover The Sea
  • 7 The Word Of The Lord Endureth For Ever
  • Name And Subject Index
  • Scripture Index

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  • Catalogue Code 292183
  • Product Code 9780830838516
  • ISBN 0830838511
  • EAN 9780830838516
  • Pages 208
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Jun 2009
  • Sales Rank #59692
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.340kg

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