Categories
The Experience That Counts

full size image

The Experience That Counts

Jonathan Edwards


Pages: 136
Trim: Trade paperback (198 x 130mm)
Isbn 13: 9781781917190
List Price: £6.99
Series: Grace Essentials
Imprint: Christian Heritage
Category: Christian Life > Spiritual Growth > General

Preview contents page (PDF)

Preview sample (PDF)

Please note that to view PDF files you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader -- click here to download now.

View product info sheet

Description

What does it mean to be a Christian? Is Christianity a matter of the intellect alone? What about desires, feelings, and experiences? What is conversion? These questions are not new, Jonathan Edwards, the great American theologian tackled these, and many others, against the background of the First Great Awakening.
These questions, and the answers Edwards gives to them, are profoundly relevant to us today.
Find 'a guide for the perplexed' - a voice of clear Biblical and spiritual sanity to lead us safely through the maze of contemporary confusion in this crucial area.


About Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) was foremost leader of the Great Awakening in North America in the 18th Century

>> See more from Jonathan Edwards


Grace Essentials

Other items from the Grace Essentials series:

Biblical Christianity

Biblical Christianity

The Institutes of the Christian Religion

~ John Calvin

The Ministry We Need

The Ministry We Need

The Reformed Pastor

~ Richard Baxter

Born Slaves

Born Slaves

The Bondage of the Will

~ Martin Luther

Aspects of Holiness

Aspects of Holiness

Holiness

~ J. C. Ryle

> See all 7 items in this series


Associated Media

Please note that to view PDF files you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader -- click here to download now.

Reviews

The spiritual value of Jonathan Edwards' 'Religious Affections' can hardly be exaggerated. But the difficulty of the subject matter, combined with Edwards' tedious writing style and 18th century vocabulary, makes digesting it quite challenging for the modern reader. I am delighted that Christian Focus is releasing this modern edition of Edwards' classic work. Read this book. Let it read you. You will be challenged, convicted, and changed. I commend it highly.

Timothy K. Beougher, Billy Graham Professor of Evangelism, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky


Some books from past centuries have proved their timelessness. Jonathan Edwards' "Treatise on Religious Affections" is a perfect example. But sadly, that gets obscured by their time-bound language. So it's fantastic to have this wonderful book made accessible again. Edwards shows such humanity and realism as he tackles the issue of our emotional life. But he does so with great biblical clarity and charity, walking the tightrope between constraint and freedom. This is one of those books that every Christian should read more than once!

Mark Meynell, European Director of Langham Preaching, London


Customer Reviews

No reviews yet.