Lewis Edwards 27 October 1809 — 19 July 1887 was a Welsh educator and minister. In 1836 he married Jane Charles, the granddaughter of 1755—1814 , a prominent Calvinistic Methodist minister. Randall, Toivo Pilli and Anthony R Cross eds , Baptist Identities: International Studies from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuries Milton Keynes; Paternoster, 2006 , pp. In 1845 he founded together with and. Densil Morgan University of Wales Press, 2009 , p.
In 1836 he married Jane Charles, the granddaughter of Thomas Charles 1755—1814 , a prominent Calvinistic Methodist minister. He was awarded an honorary by the University of Edinburgh in 1865. Mynnodd gymathu ei ysbrydolrwydd â dysg, a thrwy hynny bu? The first volume 1588-1760 of a two-volume history of Welsh theology Theologia Cambrensis: A History of Protestant Theology in Wales is in preparation, and is scheduled for publication in 2018. By fostering competitive meetings and by his writings, especially in , a quarterly magazine which he founded in 1845 and edited for ten years, he did much to inform and educate his countrymen on literary and theological subjects. Oni bai am hynny i Brifysgol Rhydychen yr âi.
He died on 19 July 1887, and was buried in churchyard near the grave of his grandfather-in-law Thomas Charles. Their son Thomas Charles Edwards became the first Principal of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. During that time I spent sabbatical terms in both Princeton and Oxford. His chief publication was a noteworthy book on the , cast in the form of a dialogue between master and pupil; the treatment is , and emphasis is laid on merit. He was educated at and at. An absorbing interest in his work since student days led to an analysis of his multi-volumed Church Dogmatics in the volume Barth 1992 and an assessment of his impact on Welsh religion via his disciple, J. Lewis Edwards For the 19th-century New York state senator, see.
Lewis Edwards 1809—87 oedd pennaf ysgolhaig Cymru'r bedwaredd ganrif ar bymtheg ac yn un a gododd safonau y Gymru Ymneilltuol a'u gosod ar seiliau dysg rhyngwladol. Yn Fethodist Calfinaidd o ran ei fagwraeth a'i argyhoeddiadau, yfodd yn ddwfn o dduwioldeb ei gyfnod. Yn ogystal ag ymorol am ddysg, mynnodd gyfuno ei grefydd brofiadol, Fethodistaidd, â diwylliant secwlar, yn llenyddol ac yn athronyddol, rhywbeth a wnaeth yn bur lwyddiannus yn ystod ei gyfnod wrth draed yr awdur 'Christopher North' a'r ysgolhaig Thomas Chalmers yn yr Alban 1833—6. Yn Fethodist Calfinaidd o ran ei fagwraeth a? Allchin Eugene, Or: Pickwick Publications, 2015 , pp. Celts and Christians: new approaches to rhe religious traditions of Britain and Ireland Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2002 , pp. Mynnodd gymathu ei ysbrydolrwydd â dysg, a thrwy hynny bu'n anniwall am ei addysgu ei hun, yn gyntaf mewn ysgolion gwlad lleol yng Ngheredigion, ei sir enedigol, yna ym Mhrifysgol Llundain, ond yn bennaf ym Mhrifysgol Caeredin, sef yr unig brifysgolion a oedd yn agored i Ymneilltuwyr Protestannaidd na allent gydymffurfio, o ran cydwybod, â'r Eglwys Wladol. He was successful in bringing the various churches of the order into closer touch with each other, and unwearying in his efforts to promote education for his countrymen.
He was now better able to further his plans for providing a trained ministry for his church. In 1830 he was accepted for study at the Seceders' College, Belfast, but chose instead to study in London, at a college which later became. Cross eds , Protestant Nonconformity in the Twentieth Century Carlisle: Paternoster, 2003 , pp. Their son became the first Principal of the. After one year in London he became a minister and schoolteacher in ,. Through his hands there passed generation after generation of preachers, who carried his influence to every corner of the principality. He was editor of Yr Esboniwr and assistant editor of Y Geiniogwerth.
Edwards made his home at , and there, in 1837, with , his brother-in-law, he opened a school, which ultimately, as , became the denominational college for north Wales. Previously, the success of the Methodist preachers had been due mainly to their natural gifts. I was made Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales in 2011 and was honoured by the Gorsedd of Bards by being appointed member in 2012. Publications Edwards was closely involved with several magazines and periodicals. He died on 19 July 1887, aged 77. Before being appointed Professor of Theology at University of Wales Trinity Saint David in 2010, I spent twenty two years at Bangor University, North Wales, where I was successively lecturer, senior lecturer, reader and professor.
Influence Edwards may fairly be called one of the makers of modern Wales. The History of Theology in Wales My first book 1991 was on the eighteenth and early nineteenth century Baptist preacher Christmas Evans, and having spent much of the 1990s and early 2000s doing work on twentieth century themes both in Wales and beyond, I returned to the study of the Welsh religious tradition. I co-operated with the Anglican scholar A. Gwenallt Jones Norwich: Canterbury Press, 2000 , co-authored with A. Marks eds , The Blackwell Companion to Protestantism Oxford: Blackwell, 2003 , pp. .
It was due to him that the North and South Wales Calvinistic Methodist Associations united to form an annual ; he was its moderator in 1866 and again in 1876. He had preached for the and in 1829 was accepted as a regular preacher by the Calvinistic Methodist congregation at Llangeitho. The Barthian Theology and its Reception The Swiss theologian Karl Barth 1886-1968 is generally regarded as the greatest Protestant theologian of the modern age. Yn ogystal ag ymorol am ddysg, mynnodd gyfuno ei grefydd brofiadol, Fethodistaidd, â diwylliant secwlar, yn llenyddol ac yn athronyddol, rhywbeth a wnaeth yn bur lwyddiannus yn ystod ei gyfnod wrth draed yr awdur? Among my publications was a volume on the nineteenth century Welsh-American theologian R. He then ran schools in both these places and then became private tutor to a family in ,. A new college was built at Bala in 1867, for which he raised £10,000.