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Beauty and sensibility in the thought of Jonathan Edwards

Roland AndreМЃ Delattre

Beauty and sensibility in the thought of Jonathan Edwards

an essay in aesthetics and theological ethics.

by Roland AndreМЃ Delattre

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Edwards, Jonathan, -- 1703-1758 -- Aesthetics

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [227]-234.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB874.A4 D4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 238 p.
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17757938M

      Samuel Hopkins and the New Divinity Movement by Joseph A Conforti, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).   This aesthetic ethics is comprehensive of God and the created order, as Edwards’ “theory of virtue brought into symbiotic relation the beauty of the cosmos, the beauty of human morality, and the beauty of divine benevolence” (Cherry, , ). I want to build on Edwards’ novel integration of beauty into his theological and ethical Cited by: 2.

      According to Roland Delattre, for Edwards, “beauty is neither known nor enjoyed until it is sensibly apprehended.” (Beauty and Sensibility in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards, 73) Edwards employed Lockean epistemology to describe the process of conversion as the sinner perceived the beautiful idea of Christ through the light of the Spirit. Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word: A Model of Faith and Thought, Paperback by Sweeney, Douglas A., ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US In this biography of the great preacher and teacher, historian Douglas Sweeney locates for us the core and key to Edwards' enduring impact. Sweeney finds that Edwards' profound and Seller Rating: % positive.

    Jonathan Edwards is widely hailed as the greatest theologian in American history. In Edwards on the Christian Life, Dane Ortlund invites us to explore the great eighteenth-century pastor’s central passion: God’s resplendent r the topic was the nature of love, the preeminence of Scripture, or the glory of the natural world, the concept of beauty stood at the heart of Edwards.   54 The outstanding work on Edwards' aesthetics is Delattre, Roland André, Beauty and Sensibility in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards: An Essay in Aesthetics and Theological Ethics (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, ), a concise summary of which is available as ‘ Beauty and Theology: A Reappraisal of Jonathan Edwards Cited by: 2.


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"Beauty is a central concept in Jonathan Edwards' thought, and Delattre's book is still the best treatment of the subject. It is, in fact, the only book that systematically and thoroughly analyzes the idea and relates it to the various aspects of Edwards' thought." --Sang Hyun Lee, Princeton Theological SeminaryCited by: "Beauty is a central concept in Jonathan Edwards' thought, and Delattre's book is still the best treatment of the subject.

It is, in fact, the only book that systematically and thoroughly analyzes the idea and relates it to the various aspects of Edwards' thought." --Sang Hyun Lee, Princeton Theological Seminary. Get this from a library.

Beauty and sensibility in the thought of Jonathan Edwards: an essay in aesthetics and theological ethics. [Roland André Delattre]. Beauty And Sensibility In The Thought Of Jonathan Edwards An Essay in Aesthetics and Theological Ethics by Delattre, Roland Andre and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book starts with analyzing the aspects of God's person that Edwards found most full of beauty and it is clear as one reads this section that Edwards was a man that really loved God.

The sections of messages that Strachan and Sweeney pull from demonstrate how often and how lovingly Edwards thought about God/5(18). beauty and only occasionally in the fuller religious dimension of primary beauty. The virtue of the Christian should be integrally moral and religious in every moral decision and personal relationship.

This concern 10 Roland Delattre, Beauty and Sensibility in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards (New Haven: Yale Univ., ) Cited by: 7. Jonathan Edwards [Alexander Allen] is 20% off every day at While there were earlier biographies and memoirs of Jonathan Edwards, the great eighteenth-century religious figure, than the one written by A.

Allen, they. Download The-beauty-of-the-triune-god ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, The seventeenth-century Puritan theologian Jonathan Edwards has become popular again in contemporary theological discussion.

Central to Edwards' theology is his concept of beauty. Beauty And Sensibility In The Thought Of Jonathan Edwards. Author: Roland. JONATHAN EDWARDS ON BEAUTY, DESIRE, AND THE SENSORY WORLD BELDEN C. LANE [Jonathan Edwards perceived the natural world as a school of de-sire.

He thought that by carefully attending to the sensory splendors (and terrors) of creation, believers learn to apprehend God’s glory, which is itself more sensory than anything we can imagine. TheCited by: 5. His Beauty and Sensibility in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards is my first recommendation for understanding Edwards’s aesthetic.

Hey. Thanks for the kind words. So you’ve written the new book Jonathan Edwards, Beauty, and Younger Evangelicals. Give us a. His Beauty and Sensibility in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards is my first recommendation for understanding Edwards’s aesthetic.

Hey. Thanks for the kind words. So you’ve written the new book Jonathan Edwards, Beauty, and Younger Evangelicals. Give us a brief synopsis of your overall goals. Jonathan Edwards (October 5, – Ma ) was a North American revivalist preacher, philosopher, and Congregationalist Protestant theologian.

Edwards is widely regarded as one of the America's most important and original philosophical theologians. Edwards' theological work is broad in scope, but he was rooted in Reformed theology, the metaphysics of theological Born: October 5,East Windsor.

In his book Beauty and Sensibility in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards (), Roland A. Delattre sees the theme of beauty as also informing Edwards’ conception of glory.

However, Delattre goes a step further in asserting that Edwards subordinated power to beauty in the idea of divine glory: “For Edwards too the idea of beauty as a divine.

Beauty and Sensibility in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards: An Essay in Aesthetics and Theological Ethics. New Haven: Yale University Press, Fiering, Norman. Jonathan Edwards’s Moral Thought and its British Context. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, Gilbert, Greg D.

A full understanding of this strange wording relates to Edwards’s interaction with the thought of Scottish thinker Francis Hutcheson (–), which I don’t have space to address here.

See Delattre, Beauty and Sensibility, –96, or McClymond and McDermott, Theology of Jonathan Edwards, –16, –23, for further details.

Not only that, but his private “Personal Narrative” reveals that Edwards experienced a passionate delight in meditating on the beauty of God. I thank God for the course Dr. Sam Logan, Jr. taught on Jonathan Edwards at Westminster Seminary, for Edwards introduced me to the beauty of God.

Quotations from Jonathan Edwards. God is beautiful. We all know what beauty looks likebut where does it come from. Why is it here. Exploring Puritan pastor and theologian Edwards's meditations, the authors follow his reflections on beauty from a majestic God through nature, Christ, the church, and heaven.

An accessible Christian framework for understanding and experiencing the loveliness of the Lord. pages, softcover Pages: James Carse, Jonathan Edwards and the Visibility of God (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, ).

Roland Delattre, Beauty and Sensibility in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards (New Haven: Yale University Press, ). John Opie, ed., Jonathan Edwards and the Enlightenment (Lexington, Mass.: D.

Heath and Co. of Edwards to be published as a book late this spring by the Yale University Press under the title, Beauty and Sensibility in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards: An Essay in Aesthetics and Theological Ethics. Delattre is as-sistant professor in the Department of Religion, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

This illuminating analysis of Jonathan Edwards' philosophical-theological-ethical program focuses on his concept of beauty as our central clue to the nature of reality and the life of God.

Delattre shows that beauty not only provides Edwards with a model for the manner of divine governance but operates throughout his thought as both the goal.

Religion and the American Mind by Alan Heimert, Beauty and Sensibility in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards. Roland Delattre. 01 Apr Paperback.

US$ US$ Save US$ Add to basket. Jonathan Edwards's Moral Thought and Its British Context. Norman Fiering. 01 Apr Paperback.

US$ Add to basket. Jonathan Edwards and /5(8).The Trinitarian Ethics of Jonathan Edwards. Westminster/John Knox Press. pp. Stephen H. Daniel. The Philosophy of Jonathan Edwards: A Study in Divine Semiotics. Indiana University Press. pp. Roland Andre Delattre. Beauty and Sensibility in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards.

New Haven and London: Yale University Press. pp.The Beauty of the Redemption of the World:* The Theological Aesthetics of Maximus the Confessor and Jonathan Edwards - Volume Issue 1 - Michael D. GibsonCited by: 4.