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By Douglas A. Sweeney
As Sweeney exhibits, all through Edwards' lifestyles the lion's proportion of his time was once spent wrestling with the phrases of holy writ. After reconstructing Edwards' misplaced exegetical global and describing his position inside it, Sweeney summarizes his 4 major techniques to the Bible-canonical, Christological, redemptive-historical, and pedagogical-and analyzes his paintings on chosen biblical issues that illustrate those 4 ways, targeting fabric emblematic of Edwards' better pursuits as a pupil. Sweeney compares Edwards' paintings to that of his so much common interlocutors and areas it within the context of the background of exegesis, not easy often held notions concerning the country of Christianity within the age of the Enlightenment.
Edwards the Exegete offers a singular advisor to the theologian's exegetical paintings, clearing a direction that different experts are bound to persist with. Sweeney's major reassessment of Edwards' position within the Enlightenment makes an important contribution to Edwards reviews, eighteenth-century reviews, the heritage of exegesis, the theological interpretation of Scripture, and homiletics.
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Edwards the Exegete: Biblical Interpretation and Anglo-Protestant Culture on the Edge of the Enlightenment by Douglas A. Sweeney