International Jonathan Edwards Conference at Yale, Oct 2–4

Yale & the International Jonathan Edwards Conference

October 2–4, 2019
Yale University

A conference bringing together the directors of the international Edwards Center affiliates from around the world, along with prominent scholars and religious leaders, to assess the state of Edwards Studies and discern areas for future work.

For registration information, go to or email


Events at Yale University Divinity School, unless otherwise noted
Speakers & venues subject to change

October 2

1:00 and 2:30 p.m.

Pre-conference Special Offering (Beinecke Library & Rare Book Library)

A classroom exhibit of select Edwards manuscripts

Conducted by Kenneth Minkema of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale

(Each session limited to 15 individuals)

5:00 p.m: Greetings by Dean Gregory Sterling and Prof. Harry Stout

Opening Keynote

6:00: Reception

October 3

8:00 a.m.: Continental Breakfast

8:30: Session I: United States and Canada

10:30: Break

11:00: Session II: Africa

12:30: Lunch

1:30: Session III: Asia & Australia

3:00: Session V: Eastern Europe

4:30: Plenary Address

Dinner on your own

October 4

8:00 a.m.: Continental Breakfast

8:30: Session VI: South America

9:30: Break

10:00 Session VII: Western Europe & the United Kingdom

12:30: Lunch

Free time (explore New Haven’s museums, art galleries, and other sites, including special exhibit of Edwards manuscripts at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

4:00: Session VIII: Closing Keynote (Battell Chapel, 400 College Street)

5:00: Closing Reception (Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 121 Wall Street)

Oct 5

After-conference event: A tour of Edwards-related sites in Connecticut & Massachusetts

Limited seats available; email for information.