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Jonathan Edwards

on display in the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

A online exhibit at Princeton University's Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library commemorates the 300th anniversary of the birth of the American theologian and philosopher Jonathan Edwards. The exhibit features a large portrait, 14 books, and 15 documents from the Princeton University Library's Department of Special Collections. The exhibit chronicles Edwards's life as a preacher, leader of the religious revival known as the Great Awakening, and the third president of the College of New Jersey, as Princeton University was known in his day. Overall, the exhibit captures the religious fervor of the 18th century and Edwards's influential role in shaping it.

Exhibit created by Jennifer Walele, John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Intern, Summer 2003