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  • Second Great Awakening Summary

    “the largest and most systematic projects- centering in the 1820s and 1830s – stemmed from broad evangelical groups, first the Congregationalists and Presbyterians, then the Baptists and Methodists” (Butler, Wacker and Balmer 187- 188). On the other hand, “evangelical religion, espoused especially by lower-class and lower-middle-class whites and slaves, challenged the culture of honor….. Besides mission, evangelical reformers spearheaded the growth of literacy in general and the Bible knowledge…

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  • Metaphors In Jonathan Edwards

    One fear tactic that is used repeatedly throughout Jonathan Edwards’ “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” is the use of daunting adjectives such as: “wicked,” “evil,””torments,” and “damned.” These words are thrown blatantly into the listener’s face inevitably capturing their attention. Modern day preachers use similar techniques. Charles…

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  • Jonathan Edwards God Holds You Over The Pit Of Hell Analysis

    Edwards says, “if God should withdraw his hand they would avail no more to keep [them] from falling, than the thin air to hold up a person suspended in it.”(paragraph 2) His replacement of thin air instead of air, exaggerates the inability of air to keep you from falling. This adequately captures the dependence of the congregation on God because it is his hand -- not human reasoning -- that is stopping the audience from falling. Evoking fear that a slight hand movement could send them to hell.…

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  • How Did Jonathan Edwards Play In The Great Awakening

    The sermon was “sinners in the hands of an angry God”. It was one of his most famous sermons during the Great Awakening. The sermon describes the fire and brimstone that will be waiting for sinners in hell. Edwards sermon touched nearly everyone in town to the point that almost everyone…

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  • Jonathan Edwards Rhetoric

    describes the unpredictable aspect of God’s wrath. He illustrates this in the quote, “O sinner! Consider the fearful danger you are in: it is a great furnace of wrath, a wide and bottomless pit, full of the fire of wrath, that you are held over in the hand of that God, whose wrath is provoked and incensed as much against you, as against many of the damned in hell. You hang by a slender thread, with the flames of divine wrath flashing about it, and ready every moment to singe it” (Edwards 124).…

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  • Here Follow Verses Upon The Burning Of Our House Analysis

    thanks God for the gift she was given in “Here Follow Verses upon the Burning of Our House”. Meanwhile, Jonathan Edwards talks about God being angry with them and sending them to hell when they die because of their wickedness in “From Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”. Both talk about God but in different opinions. Anne Bradstreet is the author of a text called “Here Follow Verses upon the Burning of Our House” and in this text she talks about her opinions towards God. She talks about the…

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  • Figurative Language In The Sinners Of An Angry God

    Often in sermons pastors persuade their audience to behave in a spiritual or moral fashion. Such is the case in "the sinners of an angry god" by Edwards, Jonathan where he educate the sinners that god can destroy sinners with ease if they do not repent. Edwards wanted to impact his audience by appealing to their fears, pity, and vanity. Edwards had a tremendous impact on his puritan audience because of his use of cautionary tone, clear imagery, and symbolic figurative language. To begin, the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Terrorism

    Terrorism is an international problem, which incorporates more than fear based oppressive acts. It incorporates attack, decimation of property, endeavors to harm, endeavors to execute, promulgation that endeavors to legitimize savagery, terrorizing, and dangers. Be that as it may, terrorism is characterized as "the unlawful utilization of constrain or savagery against people or property to threaten or force an administration, the non military personnel populace, or any section thereof, in…

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  • Importance Of Tour On Campus

    Characteristics 5- Excellent 4- Above Average 3 - Average 2 - Below Average 1- Poor Points Earned Comments Tour Route, Length, and Coverage of Campus The tour route is extremely well organized and uses time with maximum efficiency. Relative to campus size, the tour covers the maximum amount of campus possible. The tour ends in perfect length of time. The tour route is well organized and uses time well. Relative to campus size, the tour covers a significant portion of campus. The tour ends at a…

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  • Bullying: A Poem Analysis

    “Don’t question authority!” they said. “Stop thinking everyone’s out to get you!” they said. “Sit down and shut up!” they said. Growing up in a society where statements like this are propagated has resulted in a shockingly docile population. In other words, there is a disgustingly large amount of people who just don’t care. When something is wrong, people do not say anything for fear of being judged or getting in trouble. When all the facts do not add up, people turn a blind eye. The list could…

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