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Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

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The Spiritual Structures Of Jonathan Edwards, Allen C. Guelzo Apr 1993

The Spiritual Structures Of Jonathan Edwards, Allen C. Guelzo

Civil War Era Studies Faculty Publications

Thomas Chalmers once wrote in admiration of Jonathan Edwards that "I have long esteemed him as the greatest of theologians, combining in a degree that is unexampled the profoundly intellectual with the devotedly spiritual and sacred, and realizing in his own person a most rare yet more beautiful harmony between the simplicity of the Christian pastor on the one hand, and, on the other, all the strength and prowess of a giant in philosophy. And yet, despite Chalmer's insistence on balancing Edwards's intellectial eminence with his spirituality, the spiritual structures of Jonathan Edwards remain very much an unexplored ...