Finn and Filson on What Teachers Can Learn from Jonathan Edwards

Finn and Filson on What Teachers Can Learn from Jonathan Edwards

Nancy Guthrie interviews David Filson and Nathan Finn

Many of the best Bible teachers I know name Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) as one of their most significant influences. So for this episode of Help Me Teach the Bible, I sat down with two Bible teachers who fit into that category to discuss why a Bible teacher in our day should read the writings of this 18th-century teacher, preacher, philosopher, writer, and theologian.

Nathan Finn is dean of the School of Theology and Missions and professor of Christian thought and tradition at Union University, and co-editor with Jeremy Kimble of A Reader’s Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan EdwardsDavid Filson is pastor of teaching at Christ Presbyterian Church and co-host of East of Eden, a podcast on the biblical and systematic theology of Jonathan Edwards. Finn and Filson agreed on numerous recommendations for Bible teachers getting started with Edwards, including

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

You can listen to the episode here.


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