Benjamin Franklin Charity Whitefield

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I believe Benjamin Franklin had a favorable opinion of George Whitefield because of the way Franklin describes what Whitefield had done. For example, Franklin writes about some of the charity Whitefield did in Georgia by designing an orphan house. Franklin describes Whitefield as a great speaker who had a clear voice that could be understood from far away and how that he gave away the money in his pockets after listening to one of Whitefield’s sermons. It even seems that this relationship didn’t have much to do with religion, because Franklin describes their relationship was not linked with religion. Franklin also states how if they were to meet it wouldn’t be for Christ’s sake. The greatest example of how Franklin had a favorable opinion of

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