A Sweet Flame: Piety in the Letters of Jonathan Edwards (Profiles in Reformed Spirituality) (Paperback)

A Sweet Flame: Piety in the Letters of Jonathan Edwards (Profiles in Reformed Spirituality) By Michael A. G. Haykin (Editor) Cover Image
By Michael A. G. Haykin (Editor)
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A Sweet Flame introduces readers to the piety of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). Dr. Haykin's biographical sketch of Edwards captures the importance the New England minister placed on Scripture, family piety, and the church's reliance upon God. The remainder of the book presents 26 selections from various letters written by Edwards, two written by family members at his death, and an appendix drawing upon Edwards's last will and the inventor of his estate.

Table of Contents:
To Mary Edwards
To Benjamin Colman
To George Whitefield
To Deborah Hatheway
To Sarah Edwards, Jr.
To Joseph Bellamy
To James Robe
To Thomas Prince
To Elnathan Whitman
To William McCulloch
To Joseph Bellamy
To William McCulloch
To Sarah Edwards
To John Erskine
To John Erskine
To John Erskine
To Mary Edwards
To Joseph Bellamy
To John Erskine
To Lady Mary Pepperell
To William McCulloch
To Timothy Edwards
Letter to Edward Wigglesworth
To the Trustees of the College of New Jersey at Princeton
To Esther Burr
To Lucy Edwards
Sarah Edwards to Esther Burr
Susannah Edwards to Esther Burr
Appendix: Jonathan Edwards' Last Will, and the Inventory of His Estate
Series Description

Seeking, then, both to honor the past and yet not idolize it, we are issuing these books in the series Profiles in Reformed Spirituality . The design is to introduce the spirituality and piety of the Reformed Profiles in Reformed Spirituality tradition by presenting descriptions of the lives of notable Christians with select passages from their works. This combination of biographical sketches and collected portions from primary sources gives a taste of the subjects' contributions to our spiritual heritage and some direction as to how the reader can find further edification through their works. It is the hope of the publishers that this series will provide riches for those areas where we are poor and light of day where we are stumbling in the deepening twilight.

About the Author


Michael A. G. Haykin (ThD, University of Toronto) is professor of church history and biblical spirituality at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and director of the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies. He has authored or edited more than twenty-five books.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781601780119
ISBN-10: 1601780117
Publisher: Reformation Heritage Books
Publication Date: May 25th, 2012
Pages: 169
Language: English
Series: Profiles in Reformed Spirituality

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