Jonathan Edwards and the Enlightenment
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Jonathan Edwards and the Enlightenment by Opie, John

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Published by Heath in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English


  • Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758,
  • Locke, John, 1632-1704,
  • Enlightenment

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [111]-113.

Statementedited with an introd. by John Opie.
SeriesProblems in American civilization
LC ClassificationsB873 .O63
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 113 p.
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5694091M
LC Control Number70079287

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