Should We Not Read Jonathan Edwards Because He Owned Slaves?

An upcoming event at the Jonathan Edwards Center at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School tackles this question, and does so by way of a major lecture by esteemed pastor Thabiti Anyabwile.  This lecture, entitled “Jonathan Edwards and American Racism: Can the Theology of a Slave Owner Be Trusted by Descendants of Slaves?,” will be held this [Read More...]

The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

The Jonathan Edwards Center at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School is hosting a colloquium on post-Edwards theology in two days, on Friday, January 6, 2011 on the campus of TEDS.  The JEC at TEDS is a young center but is off to a fast start, having already hosted scholars Mark Noll and Richard Mueller.  Thabiti Anyabwile [Read More...]

The Jonathan Edwards Center at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Here’s some cool news: the Jonathan Edwards Center at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School now has an online presence: http://jecteds.org. Visitors to the site will find information about the center, details on upcoming lectures, and a regularly updated blog which includes brief book reviews by Center Director Doug Sweeney.  Those interested in Edwards studies will want [Read More...]