Director of JESociety

Rob Boss, (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) has research interests in the early modern period, eighteenth-century Evangelical spiritual awakenings, and the creative early Evangelical theologians John Bunyan, Benjamin Keach, and Jonathan Edwards and their devotional view of the world.

Boss is actively developing a system to visually analyze the writings of Jonathan Edwards. In October 2017 he completed Visual Edwards which will be foundational for future projects. His recent books and contributions include Regeneration, Revival, and Creation: Religious Experience and the Purposes of God in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards (Wipf and Stock, 2020), New England Dogmatics: A Systematic Collection of Questions and Answers in Divinity by Maltby Gelston (1766-1865) (Wipf and Stock, 2019) with Joshua R. Farris and S. Mark Hamilton, The Miscellanies Companion (JESociety Press, 2018), Bright Shadows of Divine Things: The Devotional World of Jonathan Edwards (JESociety Press, 2017), A Collection of Essays on Jonathan Edwards (JESociety Press, 2016), God-Haunted World: The Elemental Theology of Jonathan Edwards (JESociety Press, 2015). Boss contributed several articles to The Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia (Eerdmans, 2017) and is currently working on The Miscellanies Companion, Volume 2 (JESociety Press, 2021). Boss is enthusiastic about upcoming collaborative projects which will demonstrate the continued relevance of Edwards’ fruitful theology.