Your search for 'dc_creator:( "Guelzo, Allen C." ) OR dc_contributor:( "Guelzo, Allen C." )' returned 1 result. Modify search

Did you mean: dc_creator:( "guelzo, allen C." ) OR dc_contributor:( "guelzo, allen C." )

Sort Results by Relevance | Newest titles first | Oldest titles first

Edwards, Jonathan

(2,168 words)

Author(s): Guelzo, Allen C.
Jonathan Edwards (1703–58) was the most influential American-born theologian of the 18th century, and his writings continued to exert significant influence in English-speaking evangelical Protestant circles through much of the 19th century. Edwards’s popularity waned in the early part of the 20th century, as his theology was condemned by Progressive intellectuals and historians as antimodern and redolent of the fundamentalism they bitterly criticized as repressive and irrational. However, Edward…