Jonathan Edwards and Scotland: 30-31 March 2009

Jonathan Edwards and Scotland: 30-31 March 2009

The Rev. Jonathan Edwards, Jonathan Edwards College, Yale UniversityAs part of the Scottish Homecoming year, the University of Glasgow is hosting a conference on the relationship between Jonathan Edwards, the colonial American theologian, and Scotland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, focusing on Edwards’ involvement with Scottish revivalists, the Scottish phase of the Enlightenment, international missions, and related topics, as well as Edwards’ legacy in Scotland. Organized with the assistance of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University, this gathering aims to lead to a renewed appreciation of the fascinating and lasting association of Edwards with Scotland. David Bebbington, Stirling University and Andrew Walls, Liverpool Hope University, and Wilson H. Kimnach, Presidential Professor Emeritus in Humanities, University of Bridgeport; will serve as plenary speakers. For further particulars on the schedule of the conference and a listing of speakers and topics, please visit the links listed.