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  • ISBN: 978-1581345636
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Page Count: 285
  • Publisher: Crossway

A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

  • Author: John Piper, Justin Taylor, general editors

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Ten essays collected on the occasion of Edwards’ 300th birthday, each of which highlights an aspect of his life and legacy, showing how relevant his voice remains to this day. Edwards, unjustly depicted by many today as a heartless, raging preacher who only threatened his hearers with “fire and brimstone”, was rather a humble leader in his service to his church, whose entire ministry breathed of heaven and joy.

From some of the best essays ever compiled about Edwards, learn of this servant of God, who preached out of a deep concern over the unsaved and a passionate desire to make God known.

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A God Entranced Vision of All Things

The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

Ten essays collected on the occasion of Edwards’ 300th birthday, each of which highlights an aspect of his life and legacy, showing how relevant his voice remains to this day. Edwards, unjustly depicted by many today as a heartless, raging preacher who only threatened his hearers with “fire and brimstone”, was rather a humble leader in his service to his church, whose entire ministry breathed of heaven and joy.

From some of the best essays ever compiled about Edwards, learn of this servant of God, who preached out of a deep concern over the unsaved and a passionate desire to make God known.

“Useful men are some of the greatest blessings of a people. To have many such is more for a people’s happiness than almost anything, unless it be God’s own gracious, spiritual presence amongst them; they are precious gifts of heaven.”

Even within the church, many people know little more about Edwards than what is printed in American history textbooks-most often, excerpts from his best-known sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” They unjustly envision Edwards preaching only fire and brimstone to frightened listeners. But he knew and preached God’s heaven as much as Satan’s hell. He was a humble and joyful servant, striving to glorify God in his personal life and public ministry.

Contributors are: J.I. Packer, John Piper, Don Whitney, Justin Taylor, Mark Dever, Sherard Burns, Stephen J. Nichols, Noel Piper, Paul Helm, Sam Storms, Mark Talbot.

About the Editors

John Piper (DTheol, University of Munich) is the founder and teacher of Desiring God and the chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. He served for 33 years as the senior pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is the author of more than 50 books, including Desiring GodDon’t Waste Your LifeThis Momentary MarriageA Peculiar Glory; and Reading the Bible Supernaturally.

Justin Taylor (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the executive vice president of book publishing and book publisher at Crossway. He has edited and contributed to several books, including A God-Entranced Vision of All Things and Reclaiming the Center, and he blogs at Between Two Worlds—hosted by the Gospel Coalition.

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