Kenneth P. Minkema

Dr. Kenneth P. Minkema
AddressYale Divinity School
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 6511
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Jonathan Edwards Center, Yale Divinity School, Yale University

B.A., Calvin College,
M.A., Bowling Green State University,
Ph.D., University of Connecticut,

Kenneth P. Minkema is the editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards and of the Jonathan Edwards Center & Online Archive and assistant adjunct professor of American religious history at Yale Divinity School. He offers seminars in early American and early modern religious history, as well as reading courses in all periods of American religious history. From 2004 through 2009, he served as the Executive Secretary of the American Society of Church History. Besides publishing numerous articles on Jonathan Edwards and topics in early American religious history in professional journals, including The Journal of American History, The William and Mary Quarterly, The New England Quarterly, The Massachusetts Historical Review, and Church History he has edited volume 14 in the Edwards Works, Sermons and Discourses: 1723-1729, and co-edited A Jonathan Edwards Reader, The Sermons of Jonathan Edwards: A Reader, and Jonathan Edwards at 300: Essays on the Tercentennial of His Birth. He has also co-edited The Sermon Notebook of Samuel Parris, 1689-1694, dealing with the Salem Witchcraft crisis, and The Colonial Church Records of Reading and Rumney Marsh, Massachusetts, and has begun editing the church records of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1652-1784. In addition, he and members of the JEC staff are preparing an educational text for students entitled Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God: A Casebook for Understanding Jonathan Edwards’ Famous Sermon, to be published by Yale University Press. He is currently part of a team that is preparing Mather’s Biblia American for publication.

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