Samuel Hopkins and the New Divinity Movement: Calvinism, the Congregational Ministry, and Reform in New England between the Great Awakenings
Samuel Hopkins was the closest friend and disciple of the man generally considered to be the greatest religious thinker America has produced—Jonathan Edwards. Hopkins was also a founder and leading spokesman of the New Divinity Movement, a major religious movement in New England congregationalism from 1740 to 1800.The author here combines biographical detail with a balanced and scholarly assessment of the historical and theological significance of this influential Calvinist thinker.
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Samuel Hopkins, Jonathan Edward, New Divinity, congregationalism, Calvinist
American Studies | Religion
Conforti, Joseph A. Samuel Hopkins and the New Divinity Movement: Calvinism, the Congregational Ministry, and Reform in New England between the Great Awakenings. Christian University Press, 1981.