"The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. 22" by Jonathan Edwards

The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. 22 Volume 22: Sermons and Discourses, 1739-1742 Jonathan Edwards, Harry S. Stout, Nathan O. Hatch, Kyle P. Farley

The Works of Jonathan Edwards Series
Publication date:
10 Apr 2003
Yale University Press
608 pages: 235 x 156mm
6 b-w illus.

The sermons and discourses in this volume chart the rise and decline of the Great Awakening in Jonathan Edwards’s parish in Northampton, Massachusetts, and beyond. A leading figure of the revival period, Edwards delivered potent and wide-ranging sermons during the years 1739–42. In this volume the transcript of the original manuscript of Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God is reproduced for the first time, along with the text of its first printed edition.

Harry S. Stout is Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Christianity at Yale University and general editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards. Nathan O. Hatch is Andrew V. Tackes Professor of History and provost at the University of Notre Dame. Kyle P. Farley is a doctoral candidate in the department of history at the University of Pennsylvania.

?This volume?s introduction is one of the best short guides to Edwards?s view of history. With dramatic and vivid prose that is reminiscent of the best of Perry Miller, Stout sketches Edwards?s substitution of history for theology as queen of the sciences, recasting systematic theology in the form of a history of redemption. Recommended for all libraries.??Gerald R. McDermott, Religious Studies Review