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The Richard O. and Cindy F. Connell Lecture Series Presents: Prof. Harry S. Stout, Yale University
“JONATHAN EDWARDS, GEORGE WHITEFIELD, JOHN LOCKE AND THE RHETORIC OF SENSATION”
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014, AT 4:10 p.m.
Steps 101, Lehigh University
Harry Stout is the Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Religious History, at Yale University. He is General Editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards and General Editor of the Religion in America series at Oxford University Press. In addition to numerous articles, Stout has authored or co-authored several books: The New England Soul: Preaching and Religious Culture in Colonial New England (Pulitizer Prize finalist); An Enemy Among Them; The Divine Dramatist: George Whitefield and the Rise of Modern Evangelicalism (Pulitzer Prize nominee); A New England Congregation: First Church, New Haven, 1638-1988; and Upon the Altar of the Nation: A Moral History of the American Civil War (2006). Professor Stout was the Rogers Distinguished Fellow at the Huntington Library, 2011-2012.
All are welcome. This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 610-758-3353.