This is the definitive biography, quite comprehensive (600 pages) and enjoyable to read.

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The Princeton Companion to Jonathan Edwards
Sang Hyun Lee, editor

A wonderful compilation of expert chapters on key aspects of Edwards's doctrinal theology. Make sure you're ready for meaty theology before you purchase this book.

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Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian
Gerald R. McDermott, editor

A more accessible (but equally reliable) introduction to Edwards's thought than The Princeton Companion, this book emerged from a major conference on Edwards in Budapest.

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Jonathan Edwards for Armchair Theologians
James P. Byrd

A graceful and witty book aimed at the general lay reader.

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Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word: A Model of Faith and Thought
Douglas A. Sweeney

My own attempt to write an engaging book on Edwards for Christians who are interested in models of faith and practice.

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Douglas A. Sweeney is professor of church history and the history of Christian thought and director of the Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

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