The anachronism of Jonathan Edwards

Niebuhr, H. Richard
May 1996
Christian Century;5/1/96, Vol. 113 Issue 15, p480
Presents an excerpt from the book `Theology, History, and Culture: Major Unpublished Writings,' by the author with editor William Stacy Johnson. Article's adaptation from an address delivered in Northampton, Massachusetts in March 1958 to commemorate the bicentennial of the death of Jonathan Edwards; Edwards' understanding of the sovereignty of God; Complaints regarding Edwards' world of determinism.


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