Volume 1 in A Series of Treatises on Jonathan Edwards JESociety Press is pleased to announce A Series of Treatises on Jonathan Edwards, an all new series given exclusively to the select publication of cutting-edge research related to America’s greatest theologian. The series provides authors with a venue for publishing original, concise, authoritative and peer-reviewed manuscripts….
For What does Christ Die?: Jonathan Edwards on Divine Justice and Atonement—S. Mark Hamilton. Introduction. Jonathan Edwards’ doctrine of atonement has been the source of some recent and focused interest in the literature. Until recently, the majority of his interpreters had characterized Edwards’ doctrine as on the one hand, “Anselmian” by which is generally understood that Edwards subscribed to the doctrine of the absolute necessity of the atonement rather than what we might think of as full-orbed satisfaction model.