Jonathan Edwards Confronts the Gods: Christian Theology, Enlightenment Religion, and Non-Christian…

Hardcover | April 15, 2000

byGerald R. McDermott

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This is a study of how American theologian Jonathan Edwards (1703-58) battled deist arguments about revelation and God's fairness to non-Christians. Author Gerald McDermott argues that Edwards was preparing before his death a sophisticated theological response to Enlightenment religion thatwas unparalleled in the eighteenth century and surprisingly generous toward non-Christian traditions.

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This is a study of how American theologian Jonathan Edwards (1703-58) battled deist arguments about revelation and God's fairness to non-Christians. Author Gerald McDermott argues that Edwards was preparing before his death a sophisticated theological response to Enlightenment religion thatwas unparalleled in the eighteenth century and...

Gerald R. McDermott is at Roanoke College.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:April 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195132742

ISBN - 13:9780195132748

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"This surprising and stimulating study comprises three parts and a conclusion." Anglican Theological Review.