Thursday, August 14, 2008

Great News

Works of Jonathan Edwards Online 2.0 Registered User Beta Testing

The Works of Jonathan Edwards Online 2.0 (WJE Online 2.0) is available for Registered User’s Beta phase. We invite you to participate in a month-long testing of our new release: a fully searchable digital interface through which anyone can explore Edwards' written thoughts:

Volume 1: Freedom of the Will
Volume 2: Religious Affections
Volume 3: Original Sin
Volume 4: The Great Awakening
Volume 5: Apocalyptic Writings
Volume 6: Scientific and Philosophical Writings
Volume 7: The Life of David Brainerd
Volume 8: Ethical Writings
Volume 9: A History of the Work of Redemption
Volume 10: Sermons and Discourses, 1720-1723
Volume 11: Typological Writings
Volume 12: Ecclesiastical Writings
Volume 13: The "Miscellanies", Entry Nos. a-z, aa-zz, 1-500
Volume 14: Sermons and Discourses, 1723-1729
Volume 15: Notes on Scripture
Volume 16: Letters and Personal Writings
Volume 17: Sermons and Discourses, 1730-1733
Volume 18: The "Miscellanies," 501-832
Volume 19: Sermons and Discourses, 1734-1738
Volume 20: The "Miscellanies," 833-1152
Volume 21: Writings on the Trinity, Grace, and Faith
Volume 22: Sermons and Discourses, 1739-1742
Volume 23: The "Miscellanies," 1153–1360
Volume 24: The Blank Bible
Volume 25: Sermons and Discourses, 1743-1758

Register on Tuesday August 19, 2008 or later to participate in the Beta testing! The participant with the highest number of suggestions, bug reporting and or user-navigation comments WILL RECEIVE A PRIZE in the form of a book.

Check it out!

Explore the Works of Jonathan Edwards Online 2.0 at and to register please visit


Blogger Michael McClenahan said...

Before anyone makes a smart comment the prize is a book because despite the wonders of online access, we still love books!

5:45 pm  
Blogger Stephen Cochrane said...

I'm trying to get my friend more into Edwards. He is black and is reluctant to read the works of a man who owned slaves. Or, as my friend puts it, "How can a man be considered Godly when they neglect the most basic of commandments, loving others." I was wondering if you had anything I could say to that or if you have the history about Edwards' owning slaves, like maybe he was nice to his slaves or something. Thanks.

9:08 pm  
Blogger Brandon Cozart said...


that's a very good question, and bravo for trying to get others to read Edwards.

Sherard Burns, an african-american pastor, addresses this very subject in his chapter, "Trusting the Theology of a Slave Owner" in the edited volume, A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards.

definitely check that out and go through it with your friend.

3:38 pm  
Blogger Michael McClenahan said...

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4:21 pm  
Blogger Michael McClenahan said...

You can access the fulltext of that book via Desiring God ministries.

4:22 pm  
Blogger Michael McClenahan said...

for free ...

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Blogger Stephen Cochrane said...


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