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"It's time to be the people we'll become"

My Family and Other Superheroes, Johnathan Edwards, Seren, £9.99
reviewed by Pippa Little

The poems in My Family and Other Superheroes are engaging, warm and deceptively straightforward. 435 more words

CHARITY

Jonathan Edwards:

Let a man have what he will, and do what he will, it signifies nothing without charity; which surely implies that charity is the great thing, and that everything which has not charity in some way contained or implied in it is nothing, and that this charity is the life and soul of all religion, without which all things that wear the name of virtues are empty and vain.

Christianity

CHARITY

Jonathan Edwards:

Let a man have what he will, and do what he will, it signifies nothing without charity; which surely implies that charity is the great thing, and that everything which has not charity in some way contained or implied in it is nothing, and that this charity is the life and soul of all religion, without which all things that wear the name of virtues are empty and vain.

Christianity

day-making

Jonathan Edwards, Beowulf, excerpts from Washington Irving to illustrate descriptive writing to my freshman writing class. Clumsy attempts at poetry analysis, an enthusiastic rendition of the dragon in a dramatization of battles from Beowulf, group workshopping conversation about potential essay topics.  361 more words

Musings

Free Will

At this very moment you are reading these words because you choose of your own free will to read them. You may protest and say, “No! 919 more words

Gospel

Jonathan Edwards on the Covenant of Works

This post contains a compilation of several Jonathan Edwards quotes on the subject of the Covenant of Works. Several ‘miscellanies’ also reveal his position on the Mosaic covenant as, in some sense, a repetition of it (though it is, at one and the same time, a part of the Covenant of Grace) . 2,347 more words

Quotations

Jonathan Edwards on Song of Solomon

While doing some research relating to Jonathan Edwards this past week, I came across a fascinating talk by Nick Batzig on Edwards’ Christological interpretation of Song of Solomon. 48 more words

Jonathan Edwards