A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought
Still America’s greatest theologian in all our history, his writings are some of the most valuable of all time. This book provides a superb gateway into this great man’s life, message and ministry. Written by an enthusiastic and reliable guide to Edwards. Once you read these pages, your taste will be whetted to read more of Edwards on your own!
He was a leader in the Great Awakening during the eighteenth century, and still has much to teach the church today. Evangelicals are rediscovering him through the efforts of many authors, among whom are John Gerstner, Iain Murray, Harry Stout, and others. Here, Stephen Nichols offers Jonathan Edwards “as an introduction, a gateway into the vast and rewarding life, thought, and writings of Jonathan Edwards.” This book is for anyone who wants to read Edwards with a little help.
“A lively and vivid introduction to America’s greatest theologian—the best one yet for use in most churches and Christian colleges.” —Douglas A. Sweeney
“Nichols is an enthusiastic, experienced, and reliable tour guide to the theology of Jonathan Edwards. If your experience is like mine, these pages will make you want to visit Edwards on your own for frequent and extended periods. An excellent introduction.” —Sinclair Ferguson
“Edwards is still America’s greatest theologian, and his words remain of lasting value to the church. This book is a useful introduction to the great man’s message and ministry. Nichols has chosen his material carefully to help readers begin to understand Edwards’s most important writings.” —Philip Graham Ryken
About the Author
Stephen J. Nichols (PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is president of Reformation Bible College and chief academic officer of Ligonier Ministries. He is also the author of Pages from Church History.