In 1722 to 1723, he was for eight months "stated supply" (a clergyman employed to supply a pulpit for a definite time, but not settled as a pastor) of a small Presbyterian Church in New York City. The church invited him to remain, but he declined the call. After spending two months in study at home, in 1724–26, he was one of the two tutors at Yale, earning for himself the name of a "pillar tutor", from his steadfast loyalty to the college and its orthodox teaching, at the time when Yale's rector, Timothy Cutler , his tutor Daniel Brown, his former tutor Samuel Johnson , and four local ministers, had declared for the Anglican Church. [9] [ page needed ]

While Edwards owned slaves [26] for most of his adult life, he did experience a change of heart [27] in regards to the Atlantic slave trade. Though he purchased a newly imported slave named Venus in 1731, Edwards later denounced the practice of importing slaves from Africa in a 1741 pamphlet. [28]

After being dismissed from the pastorate, he ministered to a tribe of Mohican Indians in Stockbridge, Massachusetts . In 1748, there had come a crisis in his relations with his congregation. The Half-Way Covenant , adopted by the synods of 1657 and 1662, had made baptism alone the condition to the civil privileges of church membership, but not of participation in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper . Edwards's grandfather and predecessor in the pastorate, Solomon Stoddard, had been even more liberal, holding that the Supper was a converting ordinance and that baptism was a sufficient title to all the privileges of the church.

In 1722 to 1723, he was for eight months "stated supply" (a clergyman employed to supply a pulpit for a definite time, but not settled as a pastor) of a small Presbyterian Church in New York City. The church invited him to remain, but he declined the call. After spending two months in study at home, in 1724–26, he was one of the two tutors at Yale, earning for himself the name of a "pillar tutor", from his steadfast loyalty to the college and its orthodox teaching, at the time when Yale's rector, Timothy Cutler , his tutor Daniel Brown, his former tutor Samuel Johnson , and four local ministers, had declared for the Anglican Church. [9] [ page needed ]

While Edwards owned slaves [26] for most of his adult life, he did experience a change of heart [27] in regards to the Atlantic slave trade. Though he purchased a newly imported slave named Venus in 1731, Edwards later denounced the practice of importing slaves from Africa in a 1741 pamphlet. [28]

After being dismissed from the pastorate, he ministered to a tribe of Mohican Indians in Stockbridge, Massachusetts . In 1748, there had come a crisis in his relations with his congregation. The Half-Way Covenant , adopted by the synods of 1657 and 1662, had made baptism alone the condition to the civil privileges of church membership, but not of participation in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper . Edwards's grandfather and predecessor in the pastorate, Solomon Stoddard, had been even more liberal, holding that the Supper was a converting ordinance and that baptism was a sufficient title to all the privileges of the church.

A sermon delivered at the ordination of the Rev. Jared Sparks, to the pastoral care of the First Independent Church in Baltimore, May 5, 1819.

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