Invitation for Contributors

Call for Submissions The Miscellanies Project is now inviting contributors. Participants in this project must have at minimum a master’s degree in history, theology, philosophy, religious studies, literature, or related fields, or be able to demonstrate their qualifications to contribute to the project. [Read more about The Miscellanies Project and Reader] Stage One: Topic Selection – Deadline…

Grace and Heart

  A video visualization of relationships between the topics “Grace” and “Heart” in the “Miscellanies” of Jonathan Edwards. Nodes represent titles, keywords, and volume:page locations in the Works of Jonathan Edwards. Lines represent shared relationships between nodes. Call for Submissions to “The Miscellanies Project”

Freedom of Will

Below is a visualization of Freedom, Sovereignty, and Election in the Miscellanies of Jonathan Edwards.

John H. Gerstner’s Interleaved Bible

Recently we received an interesting email regarding the late Edwardsean scholar and theologian Dr. John H. Gerstner: In the 1990’s my pastor, Dr. Carl Bogue, told me on at least two occasions of an interleaved Bible kept by the late Dr. John H. Gerstner. Evidently, it was a rather large Bible (unlike the JE interleaved…

Angels and Providence

Below is a visualization of Angels and Providence in the Miscellanies of Jonathan Edwards. Drag w/mouse, zoom w/mousewheel + when enlarged you can pinch/zoom/drag on touchscreen device Click here to enlarge

Religion and Affections

Below is a visualization of Religion and Affections in the Miscellanies of Jonathan Edwards. Drag w/mouse, zoom w/mousewheel + when enlarged you can pinch/zoom/drag on touchscreen device Click here to enlarge

Sin and Virtue

Below is a visualization of Sin and Virtue in the Miscellanies of Jonathan Edwards. Enlarge image by hovering mouse or pinching and zooming

The Shape of Edwards’ Thought

Miscellanies Visualized Once participants in The Miscellanies Project have selected their Miscellanies and keywords, a custom visualization will be created to reveal the “shape” of Edwards’ thought based upon their submitted criteria. Contributors will be able access their visualization on a password protected page. See the example below: Drag w/mouse, zoom w/mousewheel + when enlarged…

The Miscellanies Reader

A Unique Contribution There is a history of efforts to map the relationships among Edwards’ notebooks and sermons. Wilson Kimnach provides a wonderful diagram of dependencies in volume 10 of the WJE. “The Miscellanies Project” of the JESociety is a contribution to this effort. This project will enable scholars to conduct deep, comparative visual analyses…

The Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia

Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758) is widely acknowledged to be one of America’s most important theologians and considered a fountainhead of American evangelicalism. He not only played an important role in his own time but also influenced the generations that followed in profound ways. Many thanks to the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University and Wm. B….