Contributors; 1. Introduction; MIND; 2. Religious Affections and Religious Affectations: Antinomianism and Hypocrisy in the Writings of Edwards and Franklin; 3. Enlightenment and Awakening in Edwards and Franklin; 4. The Nature of True -- and Useful -- Virtue: From Edwards to Franklin; 5. "A Wall Between Them Up to Heaven": Jonathan Edwards and Benjamin Franklin; 6. Franklin, Edwards, and the Problem of Human Nature; CULTURE; 7. The Two Cultures in Eighteenth-Century America; 8. The Laughter of One: Sweetness and Light in Franklin and Edwards.
This is an interdisciplinary collection of comparative essays which looks at aspects of the thought of Edwards and Franklin and considers their places in American culture.
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