“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
 
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Date 2020-10-13
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
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
2159-6875
2159-6875
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://jestudies.yale.edu/index.php/journal/article/view/435/283
 
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