What other things did Jonathan Edwards do besides writing? Did he play sports or did he just spend most of his time reading or idk?
Jonathan Edwards was prepared for a place at Yale University (a new institution) by the time he was thirteen years old. Calvinistic Puritanism still had an iron hold on New England--though it was loosening to other denominations and Deism--and Edwards was reared in its tradition. When a freshman at Yale, Edwards experienced a religious upheaval because of his personal attempt to come to terms with the evidentially unsupported assertion of John Calvin's doctrine that salvation was solely up to God's predetermined election--God's unmitigated choice--and that very few were elected, or chosen. He eventually resigned himself to this doctrine of "God's sovereignty."
Edwards graduated from Yale to study theology then to serve as a Presbyterian minister then to return to Yale as a...
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