(17521817). B. Northampton, Massachusetts; grandson of J. Edwards* the elder; Cong. cleric and educ.; educ. Yale U., New Haven, Connecticut; chaplain US army; pastor Greenfield Hill (near Fair-field), Connecticut; one of Hartford Wits, a group of literary and professional men centered in Hartford, Connecticut: pres. Yale 17951817; poet. Works include The Triumph of Infidelity: A Poem; Theology Explained and Defended; hymns include I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord. See also Near Haven Theology; Revivals.
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