Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Salvation And Covenant

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

With the exception of Caleb Watson's sermon on January 17, and the Woodbridge sermon of February 1, this chapter is built around Isaac Foster's sermon series taken from Hebrews: chapter 2 verse 3. The first sermon in the chapter is also the first in the notebook from Hartford's schoolmaster Caleb Watson. Watson's sermon is included in the chapter because he and Foster preached on the same day. The opening text for the Caleb Watson sermon that follows is from Malachi, which played an important role in Puritan theology because of its prominent covenant themes. It is also an interesting text within the framework of late seventeenth century New England, and the declension of the Puritan spirit that prevailed. Caleb Watson's sermon is the first in the notebook to implore Hartford to resist the declension of New England.

Keywords: Caleb Watson; covenant; Isaac Foster; Malachi; Puritan theology; Woodbridge sermon

10.1163/ej.9789004192423.i-340.12
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004192423.i-340.12
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Saints, Sinners, and the God of the World — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation