Edwards, Thomas, Dd
Edwards, Thomas, D.D.
a learned Arminian divine, born at Coventry, England, in 1729; entered Clare Hall, Cambridge (of which he became fellow), in 1747; master of the Free School, and rector of St. John the Baptist, Coventry, in 1758; vicar of Nuneaton, Warwickshire, in 1770; and died in 1785. His principal writings are,
(1.) The Doctrine of irresistible Grace proved to have no Foundation in the Writings of the New Testament (Camb. 1759, 8vo): —
(2.) Prolegomena in libros veteris Testamenti poeticos (Cantab. 1762, 8vo).