Jonathan Edwards Personal Narrative Analysis

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The Paradox of Nature with God and Nature’s Reality in Jonathan Edwards “Personal Narrative”

The “Personal Narrative” of Jonathan Edwards is an account of how Edwards was converted to the work of Christianity. It personally relays how Edwards gains his desire to work for the Lord, and gives a detailed account of his doubts and strengths. However, while this narrative focuses on Edwards Christian conversion, there are also a lot of elements concerning nature. In fact, almost every time Edwards has a conversion experience he mentions nature as a part of it. This paper will look at how the paradox between Edwards’s description of nature with God and the reality of nature reveals the changing perspective towards nature by people of faith. The

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