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A brief introduction to Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758), who led the conservative resistance to Charles Chauncy's liberal movement. He believed in the absolute sovereignty of God and the importance of a direct spiritual and/or mystical interaction between individual men and God. He also held a high standard of ethics.
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Earl Clement Davis, Jonathan Edwards, preachers
Davis, Earl Clement, "Jonathan Edwards" (2022). A Series of Biographical Sketches of Important 17th and 18th century Congregational Preachers in New England. 5.