A Short Life of Jonathan Edwards

  • by George M. Marsden
  • Narrated by Grover Gardner
  • 5 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Jonathan Edwards is one of the most extraordinary figures in American history. Arguably the most brilliant theologian ever born on American soil, Edwards (1703 - 1758) was also a pastor, a renowned preacher, a missionary to the Native Americans, a biographer, a college president, a philosopher, a loving husband, and the father of 11 children.George M. Marsden - widely acclaimed for his magisterial large study of Edwards - has now written a new, shorter biography of this many-sided, remarkable man. A Short Life of Jonathan Edwards is not an abridgment of Marsden's earlier award-winning study but is instead a completely new narrative based on his extensive research. The result is a concise, fresh retelling of the Edwards story, rich in scholarship yet compelling and readable for a much wider audience, including students.


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Customer Reviews

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Terrific book and well narrated

Don't know why anyone would not like this book if they want to learn about Jonathan Edwards. It's written by a true authority on Edwards, and Grover Gardners narration is very easy to listen to. I learned a lot.
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Fast paced and well written

I really enjoyed this biography. It was a quick listen and very engaging. Highly recommended.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-12-2009
  • Publisher: christianaudio.com