This book will take its place in libraries next to the finest works abou;this creative thinker." -Religious Studies Review... gives a fine sense of the present state and the future direction of Edwards studies... Recommended for upper-division undergraduate and graduate students." -Choice... this volume opens up new windows, not only on previously neglected texts of Jonathan Edwards, but on the larger cultural functions and effects of those texts." -Journal of the History of the Behavioral SciencesHere is a compact survey of current Edwards scholarship. These essays present groundbreaking contemporary scholarship focusing on the writings of the 18th-century American philosopher and theologian Jonathan Edwards. They range widely across the Edwardsian canon, including his most prominent and important published texts-Religious Affections and The Nature of True Virtue-as well as unfamiliar treatises and sermons.