The Religious Affections pdf epub fb2

The Religious Affections by Jonathan Edwards pdf epub fb2

The Religious Affections Author: Jonathan Edwards
Title: The Religious Affections
ISBN: 192677700X
ISBN13: 978-1926777009
Other Formats: mbr txt doc lit
Pages: 296 pages
Publisher: Eremitical Press (September 11, 2009)
Language: English
Category: Religion & Spirituality
Size PDF version: 1261 kb
Size EPUB version: 1372 kb
Subcategory: Religious Studies

In THE RELIGIOUS AFFECTIONS Jonathan Edwards provides an incisive analysis of genuine Christian feelings. Drawn from his experiences during the Great Awakening, his insights are every bit as relevant to our own times as they were then. Religion is not a matter of mere emotionalism, but neither is it a matter of doctrines with no personal emotional investment. Some signs of Christianity conversion are unreliable, but there are twelve genuine marks of a Christian. Jonathan Edwards was a preacher and missionary in colonial America. The son of a minister, he attended Yale while still a teenager and went on to study theology. While he was pastoring a church in Northampton, the Great Awakening reached the town. Amid the fervor of religious revival, Edwards preached both encourage to true Christianity and to alert congregations to superficial imitations. THE RELIGIOUS AFFECTIONS is a systematic collection of his preaching at that time. Above all, he says, it is changed lives and characters that provide evidence of true Christianity.