Unformatted text preview: “Sinners in the Hands of An Angry God,” a sermon by Jonathan Edwards. He gave this speech during the First Great Awakening, which was a religious revival in the colonies. In it, Edwards preaches for the benefit of God, and admonishes the sinners by conjuring up images of Hell and damnation. This is done in a condescending and accusatory tone, and is meant to basically frighten people to become moral, law biding Christians. This can be seen as practical, as it certainly does have application in everyday life; people were fearful of God....
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course ENGL 1101 taught by Professor Campbell during the Spring '08 term at Gainesville State.
- Spring '08