Freedom of Will

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

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

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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…

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…

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.