Far and away the best biography of America's premier theologian, Marsden's book is comprehensive, beautifully written, and deeply perceptive.
A Jonathan Edwards Reader
This compendium is the best place to start for those looking to read a representative sampling of Edwards's actual writings.
The Cambridge Companion to Jonathan Edwards
Leading Edwards scholars look at Edwards from various disciplinary perspectives, such as history, literature, religious studies, and philosophy.
The Princeton Companion to Jonathan Edwards
This volume focuses more on Edwards's theology. Featuring contributions from some of the most influential Edwards scholars, it's an excellent way to get up to speed on the past 50 years of research on Edwards's thought.
God's Passion for His Glory: Living the Vision of Jonathan Edwards
Piper's introduction is a passionate and accessible presentation of Edwards's significance, and the second half of the book is The End for Which God Created the World, which is Edwards's explanation for why a happy God created an erring world.
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