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By Carol Ball

Exploring the internal motivations of 1 of America’s maximum spiritual thinkers, this ebook analyses the ways that Jonathan Edwards' extreme own piety and deep event of divine sovereignty drove an introverted highbrow alongside a path that might finally turn into a mature and revered public highbrow. all through his lifestyles, the stress among his innately contemplative nature and the energetic calls for of public workplace used to be a continuing resource of inner and public strife for Edwards. forthcoming Jonathan Edwards bargains a brand new theoretical method of the learn of Edwards, with an emphasis on his writing task because the key method in shaping his legacy. Tracing Edwards’ strategic self-fashioning of his personality throughout the many conflicts within which he was once engaged, the serious turning issues in his lifestyles, and his concepts for coping with conflicts and crises, Carol Ball concludes that Edwards discovered his position as a superlative contemplative apologist and theorist of experiential spirituality.

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