Few words have undergone such a transformation in the modern church as the word “revival.” After a rich history of spiritual awakenings in America, today “revival” can simply denote a weeknight … [Read more...] about What Is Revival?
In 1959, C.C. Goen declared that Jonathan Edwards was “America’s first major postmillennial thinker.” It was not a compliment. According to Goen, Edwards’ heterodoxy catalyzed this unique strain of … [Read more...] about Why was Jonathan Edwards a Postmillennialist?
Jonathan Edwards' The Nature of True Virtue was published posthumously in 1765, seven years after the American theologian's death. Interestingly, it was simultaneously released with his The End for … [Read more...] about The Works of Edwards Part 2: What is True Virtue?
R.C. Sproul once said that Jonathan Edwards’ monumental Freedom of the Will (1754) stands as “the most important theological work ever published in America.” Such high praise is indicative of Edwards’ … [Read more...] about Jonathan Edwards and the Apologetics of the Human Will
Yale Philosopher John E. Smith once suggested that the sum of Jonathan Edwards’ thought could be considered “one magnificent answer” to the question “What is true religion?”. Without question, … [Read more...] about The Religious Affections and Christian Hedonism