Brief Summary: The Life And Work Of Jonathan Edwards

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Jonathan Edwards was a very influential American preacher; he was also an educator, journalist, philosopher, and theologian. He was born on October 5, 1703 in East Windsor, Connecticut. At the age of 13, Edwards was already admitted into Yale College. In 1720 he graduated as valedictorian of his class. He then studied two more years of theology and then he was invited to preach in New York church for 8 months. After that he became a college tutor at Yale, and at the same time he kept studying for his master’s degree. His grandfather Solomon Stoddard, a pastor, needed assistance in his church at Northampton, Massachusetts Bay Colony, so he called Jonathan. At the age of 26, his grandfather passed away, Jonathan took over as pastor of the church.
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