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Jonathan Edwards

1703 - 1758

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Jonathan Edwards (October 5, 1703 – March 22, 1758) was an American revivalist preacher, philosopher, and Congregationalist theologian. Edwards is widely regarded as one of America's most important and original philosophical theologians. Edwards' theological work is broad in scope but rooted in the paedobaptist (baptism of infants) Puritan heritage as exemplified in the Westminster and Savoy Confessions of Faith. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jonathan Edwards has received more than 124,218 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Jonathan Edwards is the 544th most popular philosopher (down from 510th in 2019), the 1,882nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,675th in 2019) and the 20th most popular American Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Jonathan Edwards ranks 544 out of 1,081Before him are Berengar of Tours, Charles W. Morris, Vilém Flusser, Shah Waliullah Dehlawi, Myson of Chenae, and Myia. After him are Conrad Celtes, Eugen Fink, Sergei Bulgakov, Nicos Poulantzas, Ananda Coomaraswamy, and Usman dan Fodio.

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Among people born in 1703, Jonathan Edwards ranks 7Before him are François Boucher, Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, Marie Leszczyńska, John Wesley, Louis, Duke of Orléans, and Shah Waliullah Dehlawi. After him are Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Durlach, Anton Wilhelm Amo, Johann Gottlieb Graun, Johann Theodor of Bavaria, Aleksei Chirikov, and Vasily Trediakovsky. Among people deceased in 1758, Jonathan Edwards ranks 7Before him are Pope Benedict XIV, Barbara of Portugal, Prince Augustus William of Prussia, Hans Egede, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, and Pierre Bouguer. After him are Senesino, Johann Friedrich Fasch, Ernest Augustus II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Antoine de Jussieu, Johan Helmich Roman, and Lorenz Heister.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jonathan Edwards ranks 1,882 out of 18,182Before him are Ray Conniff (1916), Larry Scott (1938), Olympia Dukakis (1931), Aaron Spelling (1923), George Strait (1952), and William Carlos Williams (1883). After him are Lee Grant (1927), Paul Schrader (1946), John Hancock (1737), Dick York (1928), John Mauchly (1907), and W. E. B. Du Bois (1868).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Jonathan Edwards ranks 20Before him are Kenneth Waltz (1924), Tom Regan (1938), Murray Bookchin (1921), Saul Kripke (1940), Arthur Danto (1924), and Charles W. Morris (1903). After him are Reinhold Niebuhr (1892), Mary Parker Follett (1868), Jerry Fodor (1935), William Heard Kilpatrick (1871), Alvin Plantinga (1932), and Michael Walzer (1935).