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Unformatted text preview: Jonathan Edwards Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God The Great Awakening Edwards---- Didnt want to admit that we could achieve good by our own, without Calvinist belief in god, stunned by the violence of the awakening paragraph good ex. Of gods grace Last great medieval man, first modern man Witnesses who wrote abt having attending that sermon: to readers it seems like he was yelling, but witnesses say he was quiet, soft tone Dt: Their foot shall slide in due timemetaphor, we walk on slippery slope, tight rope in mortal world of temptation; we can fall at any time; FALL. 3 rd sentence: when I look into my heart, I see a wickedness, deeper than hell hes wicked bc of original sin o They really feel, want to show that they consider themselves worthy, successful, part of something larger and outside of themselves o But still in the gaze of god, they are quaking human beings o The god to Edwards (good word to describe it) Angry 2. Implies that mankind is exposed to sudden destruction, everyone is liable to fall, we can fall by ourselves without a 2....
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- Spring '09