• Jonathon Edwards Preacher Great Awakening
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    Born on October 5, 1703, in East Windsor, Connecticut Colony, Jonathon Edwards was a child prodigy. At the age of ten he wrote an extensive essay regarding the nature of the soul. At 13 he entered the Collegiate School of Connecticut (now Yale University) and graduated in 1720, as valedictorian of his class. After two additional years of study in theology at Yale, he preached for eight months in a New York church. He then returned to Yale as a college tutor, studying at the same time for his mas...
  • Angry God Humans Edward Hell
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    Edward's Angry God Jonathan Edward's most famous sermon is "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." This 18 th Century Puritan preached intense sermons that awakened his congregation to an awareness of their sinfulness and need for God. "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" exemplifies Edward's stern religious beliefs. The sermon preaches a savage, cruel God powerful and capable, but not inclined, to cast humans down to hell. The God Edward's describes is a savage God who torments the wicked. "T...
  • Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God
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    The passages given from the Edwards Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God and the opening sentence of the Declaration both include many points such as the tone, diction, and syntax. The points shown throughout each sentence aims for the intent of obtaining the attention of the audience. The way each sentence is arranged with its own syntax can very well appeal to listeners, depending on its structure and imagery. Within the given sentence excerpt from Edwards Sinners in the Hand of an Angry God y...
  • Puritanism Hands Of An Angry God
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    Puritanism Sinner's In the Hands of an Angry God Jonathon Edwards Puritanism, a religious reform movement in the late 16 th and 17 th century which sought to "purify" the Church of England, Anglican Church. Puritans became noted for a spirit of moral and religious pledge that determined their whole way of life, and they sought through church reform to make their lifestyle the pattern for the whole nation. Their efforts to transform the nation led to a civil war in England, and to the founding of...
  • American Literature Comparison Scarlet Letter
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    American Literature Grad. Standard Performance Package - "History of the Arts" Part 1 History, as it is lived, does not divide itself neatly into periods; yet, with the advantage of retrospect, we can often classify people, events, and works of art according to certain shared characteristics. Strong differences in the religious, philosophic, economic, and social beliefs experiences uniquely shaped the content and character of the Colonial and Romantic literary genres. The literature of...
  • Johnathan Edwards God Jonathan Sinners
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    Jonathan Edwards "Your wickedness makes you as it were heavy as lead, and to tend downwards with great weight and pressure towards hell... ." stated during one of Jonathan Edwards sermons. Edwards used extreme and harsh words like these to convince the members of his congregation they were completely evil. Edwards' view of people was very short, seeing people as only servers of God and nothing more. He preached each sermon with great conviction, and yet, he remained calm, often taking time to q...