Background to Visual Edwards

This video gives a brief background to the development of Visual Edwards software. This is a research tool to help unravel Edwards’ “Miscellanies.” The second volume of The Miscellanies Project is currently underway. Topic approval deadline for The Miscellanies Companion, Volume 2 is June 1, 2020. Check topic availability at the Call for Papers page.

Call for Papers: The Miscellanies Companion, Volume 2

Students and scholars are now invited to contribute essays for publication in The Miscellanies Companion, Volume 2, Foreword by Kenneth P. Minkema, Executive Director of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University.

1437. Beatifical vision

1437. “BEATIFICAL VISION” (WJE 13:126). Locations are highlighted where beatific, vision, and related terms are near each other.

1433. Arbitrary Divine Operation

Visualization 1433. “ARBITRARY DIVINE OPERATION” (WJE 13:126). Locations are highlighted where arbitrary, divine, operation and related terms are near each other.

1432. Apostle, Enthusiast, Impostor

Visualization 1432. “APOSTLES: no ENTHUSIASTS; no IMPOSTORS” (WJE 13:126). Locations are highlighted where apostles, enthusiasts, impostors, and related terms are near each other.

The Miscellanies Companion

JESociety Press is pleased to announce the publication of The Miscellanies Companion, Edited by Robert L. Boss and Sarah B. Boss, Foreword by Douglas A. Sweeney

Coming Soon — The Miscellanies Companion

Big thanks to all contributors who participated in “The Miscellanies Project” and their contributions to The Miscellanies Companion! Publication is scheduled for early 2019.

“Adoption” “Justification”

A visualization of “Adoption” “Justification” & related words in the “Miscellanies” of Jonathan Edwards, WJE 13, 18, 20, 23.

Talk and Experience

A visualization of “Talk” and “Experience” in the Works of Jonathan Edwards vols 1–26.

Works, Justification and Righteousness

This animation is a simple and brief demonstration of the Visual Jonathan Edwards. Much more complicated analyses are possible. Below is a visualization of Works, Justification and Righteousness as they occur together in the Works of Jonathan Edwards, Yale edition vols 1-26.

Prayer and Providence

Visualized below are the occurrences of and connections between Prayer and Providence in Edwards’ “Miscellanies,” nos. a-1360.

Why Visualize Jonathan Edwards?

The Works of Jonathan Edwards have been rightly hailed as a singular monument to America’s Theologian — “no comparable digital resource for an American religious figure exists.” But what remains to be done with this mountain of text? Mine it and discover the veins of its precious metals! This is a task for deep visualization….