Jonathan Edwards Religious Beliefs

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Jonathan Edwards was both a philosopher and a preacher who played a part in the First Great Awakening in America. His philosophy consisted of ideas that in which God is all mighty and powerful and that we are given a goal/purpose in life which is something that is seen in Nature to which all of this coincides with God's intentions. One of the things Edwards expresses interest was epistemology which was the theory of knowledge and as such he tried to use scientific method of observation to coincide with his religious belief. Even though Edwards never used science to back the existence of God he did use scientific observation in looking at nature and he does this by "carefully observed and made meticulous notes on the life cycles and activities
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