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Author Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758.

Title The other Jonathan Edwards : selected writings on society, love, and justice / edited by Gerald McDermott and Ronald Story
Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2015
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Contents Sermon : "Living peaceably one with another" (1723) Edwards's youthful strain of communitarian idealism -- Miscellanies notebook : "The millennium (1723, 1726) Early social and political commentary -- Images of divine things (1738) Gravity as a type of love -- Sermon : "Sin and wickedness bring calamity and misery" (1729) The national covenant -- Sermon : "Envious men" (1730) On status-seeking and its social implications -- Sermon : "The state of public affairs" (1731-32) God deals not only with individuals but also with whole societies -- Sermon : "The duty of charity to the poor" (1733) On the duty of Christians and the state to assist the underprivileged -- Sermon : "The excellency of Christ" (1736) Christ's humility and love -- Sermon : "Charity contrary to a selfish spirit" (1738) The beauty of love in community -- Sermon : "Long-suffering and kindness" (1738) Dealing with injuries from others -- Sermon : "Heaven is a world of love" (1738) The society of heaven is everything our society ought to be -- A history of the work of redemption : "The millennium (1739); Miscellanies notebook : "The millennium" (1740) Times of great peace and love -- Sermon : "Mercy and not sacrifice" (1740) Moral duties an essential part of religion -- "A church covenant" (1742) Strict regard to rules of honesty, justice, and uprightness -- Sermon : "The duties of Christians in a time of war" (1745) The possibility and conditions of just war -- Treatise concerning religious affections (1746) On Christian character -- Sermon : "A strong rod broken and withered" (1748) The qualities of a good political leader -- Sermon : "Farewell sermon" (1750) Someday we shall all meet again -- Letter to Speaker Thomas Hubbard (1751) Caring for Indians -- Moral philosophy : the nature of true virtue (1756-57) What is true virtue?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Congregational churches -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.
Congregational churches -- United States -- Sermons.
Sermons, American -- 18th century.
Theology -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author McDermott, Gerald R. (Gerald Robert), editor
Story, Ronald, editor
ISBN 1613763581 (electronic bk.)
9781613763582 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Works. Selections