Jonathan Edwards was an 18th century preacher in Northampton, Mass. who help to ignite the Great Awakening of that time. This sermon is one of his most popular proclamations from the pulpit. Please note: the language has been edited and updated for today's modern reader.
Designed specifically for the classroom, this volume presents the accurate and definitive version of "Sinners," accompanied by the tools necessary to study and teach this famous American sermon. With an introduction aimed at students and teachers and commentary that draws on fifty years of team editorial experience of Yale's "Works of Jonathan Edwards," it provides both context and interpretation, and addresses the concerns and questions of a twenty-first century audience.
The book contains questions for in-class discussion, a chronology of Edwards's life, and a glossary. In addition, curricular materials and video mini-presentations are available on a dedicated Web site. This casebook represents a innovative contribution to the art of teaching Edwards to a new generation of readers.
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