Jonathan Edwards's "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" A Casebook Jonathan Edwards, Wilson H. Kimnach, Caleb J. D. Maskell, Kenneth P. Minkema

Format:
Paperback
Publication date:
27 Apr 2010
ISBN:
9780300140385
Imprint:
Yale University Press
Dimensions:
224 pages: 235 x 156 x 14mm
Illustrations:
29 b-w illus.
Sales territories:
World

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Including the authoritative edition of the famous sermon

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.

Wilson Kimnach is the Presidential Professor in the Humanities Emeritus at the University of Bridgeport and the general editor of sermons for The Works of Jonathan Edwards. Caleb J. D. Maskell was formerly associate editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards. Kenneth P. Minkema is the editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards and executive director of the Jonathan Edwards Center and Online Archive.

"Designed for the classroom, this volume presents the authoritative edition of America's most famous sermon, accompanied by the tools necessary to study and teach it. An introduction aimed at students and teachers and commentary by the editorial team provide both context and interpretation, and address the concerns and questions of a twenty-first century audience."—Interpretation


". . . a well devised casebook that contains an abundance of resources . . . includes a generous sampling of interpretations, both contemporary and historical, that can be used to demonstrate the diverse ways that people have responded to the sermon over the years."—David B. Raymond, Historical Journal of Massachusetts