Jonathon Edwards Life And Beliefs

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Reverend Jonathon Edwards Jonathon was born in 1703, and he died in 1758. Edwards is remembered for the intense sermons he gave as a pastor. He was so intense that he lost his job in 1750. Part of his powerful speaking developed as a result that he attended Yale when he was only thirteen years of age. This prepared him to begin preaching in 1729. Edwards grew up planning to preach at the Congregational Church in Northampton, Massachusetts. Edwards spent eight years as a missionary in exile before he died. Remembered as “the last Puritan,” Edwards is a figurehead for the Great Awakening. By not being afraid to call congregation members by name of sinning, Edwards incited fear at his sermons. People became so afraid of being called out and
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