Daily Archives: December 7, 2012

Al Gore’s Earth in the Balance 13

I finished Al Gore’s Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit. It was a heavy book to read in that it had a great deal of sophisticated discussion about science and policy.  Consequently, there were probably things that … Continue reading

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Edwards, the Great Awakening, and Church Discipline

My latest reading of George Marsden’s Jonathan Edwards: A Life concerned Edwards’ dispute with Charles Chauncy about the Great Awakening, as well as Edwards’ attempts to exercise church discipline over some men who were behaving inappropriately. Edwards was a big … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, George Marsden's Jonathan Edwards, History, Religion