Edwards, Sin, and Latino Theology

So I am thinking about writing a paper for the Evangelical Philosophical Society…. Here is what I have so far for an abstract. Comments and thoughts are greatly appreciated! Jonathan Edwards: America’s Theologian? A Latino Evaluation of Jonathan Edward’s Hamartiology Robert Jenson has famously argued that Jonathan Edwards is “America’s theologian” because he meets theContinue reading “Edwards, Sin, and Latino Theology”

The Journal Entries of Jonathan Edwards – Pride

The following is a Journal Entry from “Wednesday, Jan. 9. at Night.” Decayed. I am sometimes apt to think, I have a great deal more of Holiness than I have. I find now and then, that abominable Corruption which is directly contrary to what I read of eminent Christians. How deceitful is my Heart! IContinue reading “The Journal Entries of Jonathan Edwards – Pride”

The Journal Entries of Jonathan Edwards – Don’t Let Your Feelings Deceive You

The Following is a Journal Entry from December 18, 1722: This day made the 35th Resolution. The reason why I, in the least, question my interest in God’s love and favor, is, 1. Because I cannot speak so fully to my experience of that preparatory work, of which divines speak; 2. I do not rememberContinue reading “The Journal Entries of Jonathan Edwards – Don’t Let Your Feelings Deceive You”

The Journal Entries of Jonathan Edwards – Introduction

If you have been reading my blog for a while you know by now that I love Jonathan Edwards (for great reasons)…. However I feel as though I have done you, the reader a disservice. I have made him out to be much more than he really is. Edwards was an ordinary believer, like youContinue reading “The Journal Entries of Jonathan Edwards – Introduction”

Jonathan Edwards: A Brief Theological Biography (Pt. 2)

Edward’s Theology There are several key themes in the theology of Edwards, today I would like to take up two. These key themes are the concepts of freedom and divine grace, “which can be regarded as a pivotal notion of his theology.”[1] A sermon which Edwards preached at his grandfather’s memorial service entitled “Living UnconvertedContinue reading “Jonathan Edwards: A Brief Theological Biography (Pt. 2)”

Jonathan Edwards: A Brief Theological Biography (Pt. 1)

Jonathan Edwards has been recognized by many as the most important, if not the greatest, American theologian, philosopher, and preacher. His work and writings have been the subject of much academic interest, and it is without a doubt that he did much to shape American Evangelicalism. However, despite his prominence in academic studies most AmericansContinue reading “Jonathan Edwards: A Brief Theological Biography (Pt. 1)”

Jonathan Edwards and Typology

My theological interests are all over the place lately. Recently I have been really interested in typological reading of the OT. Its kind of cool because it coincides with me teaching a class on 2 Samuel at Eternity Bible College in a few weeks. On top of typology I have also been really interested inContinue reading “Jonathan Edwards and Typology”