Making The Visual Jonathan Edwards

My interest in visualizing Jonathan Edwards dates back over 10 years to a time when I began studying Edwards’ “Images of Divine Things” as a theologically rich devotional resource. I shared some of that backstory last year in an interview with Matthew Everhard. This past summer I met with Joey Cochran, Assistant Director of the…

Edwardseana, Fall 2017

The third annual issue of Edwardseana from the Edwards Center at TEDS is now available with great book reviews and events in the field of Jonathan Edwards Studies, including a feature story on JESociety (pp. 20–23). Download

Current State of The Miscellanies Project

The visualization below is a snapshot of the current state of The Miscellanies Project. The deep zoom image is a comprehensive network graph of selections made by the project contributors to date. To learn more about the project go to Project Update and The Miscellanies Reader. Apply to be a Contributor Navigation: Click to zoom…

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…

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…

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….

Update: The Miscellanies Project

JESociety’s “Miscellanies Project” is progressing at a brisk pace. Below is a brief outline which provides a few details of our roadmap. The Goal: Produce deep, comparative, visual analyses that span the entirety of “Miscellanies” nos. a–1360 Discover subtle nuances and new connections in JE’s thought Example Question: Query: What is JE’s related thinking on…

Miscellanies Project

Volumes 13, 18, 20, and 23 of The Works of Jonathan Edwards are the “Miscellanies”—private notebooks containing thirty-six years of Edwards’s profound, and sometimes controversial, theological reflection. The goal of the Miscellanies Project is to visually unlock his notebooks, map the intricate connections in his thought, and produce an interface that is navigable by touchscreen, mouse, and keyboard.