Jonathan Edwards Center

Jonathan Edwards (1703 – 1758) was an American revivalist preacher, theologian and philosopher, and shaped evangelicalism in the US and worldwide. His works are enjoying a renewed popularity among theological scholars today. In 2009, EST signed an agreement with the Jonathan Edwards Center of Yale University in the US, which allows the EST library to host the Jonathan Edwards Center for Poland. In 2011, EST hosted an international conference on Jonathan Edwards.

The EST library is working on developing a collection of Edwards’s works and secondary literature about him. As part of the EST publication Theologica Wratislaviensia there are a series of monographs includes a volume entitled, Jonathan Edwards. Selected Writings, which is a Polish translation of an anthology of texts and writings by Edwards, representative of his diverse literary work. This selection of his writings is a precedent on Polish soil.

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