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Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God



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Upon reading his sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) would observe people weeping, crying, falling down in repentance, and crying out to God for forgiveness. Pastor of First Church of Northampton, Massachusetts, Edwards was a leader in the First Great Awakening with George Whitefield. Being dismissed from his pulpit, Edwards become a missionary and later president of the College of New Jersey (Princeton University).

About the Author:

greatest theologian and philosopher of British American Puritanism, stimulator of the religious revival known as the “Great Awakening,” and one of the forerunners of the age of Protestant missionary expansion in the 19th century.

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