Minkema, Kenneth (Pieter) 1958-

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MINKEMA, Kenneth (Pieter) 1958-

PERSONAL: Born October 30, 1958, in Ridgewood, NJ; children: two. Education: Calvin College, B.A., 1980; Bowling Green State University, M.A., 1983; University of Connecticut, Ph.D, 1988.

ADDRESSES: Home—4016 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT 06518. Offıce—Works of Jonathan Edwards, Yale Divinity School, 409 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06518.

CAREER: University of Connecticut, Storrs, lecturer in Western civilization and U.S. history, 1988-89; University of Hartford, Bloomfield, CT, adjunct lecturer in U.S. history, 1988-89; Yale University, New Haven, CT, oversight administrator for Pew Program in Religion and American History, 1996-2000, lecturer in American religious history at School of Divinity, 1996—, administrative director of Institute for the Advanced Study of Religion 1998—. Presenter at conferences.

MEMBER: American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, Society for Documentary Editing, New England Historical Association, American Society of Church History, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

AWARDS, HONORS: Fellow, Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University, 1998.



(With James F. Cooper) The Sermon Notebook of Samuel Parris, 1689-1694, Colonial Society of Massachusetts (Boston, MA), 1994.

(With John E. Smith and Harry S. Stout) A JonathanEdwards Reader, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 1995.

Jonathan Edwards, Sermons and Discourses, 1723-1729 (Volume 14 of "Works of Jonathan Edwards" series), Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 1997.

(With Wilson H. Kimnach and Douglas A. Sweeney) The Sermons of Jonathan Edwards: A Reader, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 1999.


Contributor of articles to periodicals, including Religious Studies Review, Southern Baptist Journal of Theology, William and Mary Quarterly, New England Quarterly, Yale University Library Bulletin, and Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin; and books, including Spellbound: Women and Witchcraft in America, edited by Elizabeth S. Reis, Scholarly Resources (Wilmington, DE), 1998. "Works of Jonathan Edwards" series, Yale University Press, associate research editor, 1989-94, executive editor, 1994—.

WORK IN PROGRESS: "The Edwards Family in Early America, a multi-generational social and cultural study of the Edwards family from 1638 to 1824."