“They are Precious Gifts of Heaven”: Jonathan Edwards’s Works in Brazil

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Title “They are Precious Gifts of Heaven”: Jonathan Edwards’s Works in Brazil
Creator Ferreira, Franklin
Subject Early Modern History
Early Modern History
Description In this meeting that celebrates the global reception of Jonathan Edwards, considered “the greatest philosopher-theologian yet to grace the American scene”,[1]born in this country 316 years ago, I would like to summarize the reception of Edwards and his writings in Brazil. For the purpose of context, I believe it may be useful to share, in a nutshell, the history of Protestantism in Brazil, the various transformations it has experienced, and how Edwards’ writings fit into this story[1]  Perry Miller, “General Editor’s Note,” The Works of Jonathan Edwards, vol. 1, Freedom of the Will, ed. Paul Ramsey (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2009), viii.
Publisher Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University
Date 2020-10-13
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Identifier https://jestudies.yale.edu/index.php/journal/article/view/435
Source Online Journal; Vol 10, No 2 (2020): Special Issue; 157-166
Language eng
Relation https://jestudies.yale.edu/index.php/journal/article/view/435/283
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