Widely regarded as America’s best theologian, Jonathan Edwards’ influence on evangelical Christianity has endured for more than 250 years. The last of the great Puritan tradition, Edwards’ rigorous study produced a literary body on par with Christianity’s greatest theologians, including Augustine, Aquinas, Luther, Calvin, and John Owen. Today, Edwards’ work is a primary focus of study in the academy and the church.
“A person therefore may have affecting views of the things of religion, and yet be very destitute of spiritual light. Flesh and blood may be the author of this: One man may give another an affecting view of divine things with but common assistance; but God alone can give a spiritual discovery of them.” (Page 297)