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Jonathan Edwards                (1703-1758)

Posted on 15 May 2018 | 12:44 am by

Jonathan Edwards was a Congregational pastor and a key figure in the eighteenth-century "Great Awakening." He is considered one of America's greatest theologians. Born in Connecticut and educated at Yale, he ministered for twenty-three years at a church in Northampton, Massachusetts. He later became a missionary to the Indians at Stockbridge. In 1758 he was named president of Princeton University but died only a few weeks after taking office. Edwards produced a theology of Christian spiritu [...]

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