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    “Sinners in the hands of an angry God” and “Upon the burning of our house” are both puritan writings and are from the 1600’s. However they use two different writings styles to convey the same general message about God. These two pieces are very different writing styles with one being a sermon and one being a poem. Although “Sinners in the hands of an angry God” uses a sermon to convey the message but a message may be hidden in both. “Sinners in the hands of an angry God” Is an example of a sermon

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    In both stories, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” by Jonathan Edwards and “The Minister's Black Veil,” by Nathaniel Hawthorne you can infer the importance of the Puritan religion. The stories also show how sinning while in the Puritan religion can and will affect you mentally and physically. While I would characterize Hawthorne as subdue and dark, Edwards harsh and demanding tone shows the importance of God's Wrath towards sinners. Both writers use details, tone, and figurative language to

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    Throughout the antebellum era before the American Revolutionary War, authors Thomas Paine and Jonathan Edwards, through their works “The Crisis, No. 1” and “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” respectively, assiduously try to persuade their audience for religious or quarrelsome purposes. In the other text, “The Crisis, No. 1” created by Thomas Paine in 1776, Paine tries to convince and persuade the American colonists to resist and overthrow the tyrannical government of Great Britain since they

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    impactful to our lives and had messages beyond just the literal meaning. Out of all the titles there are 3 titles that stood out to me the most A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth longfellow, I’m Nobody! Who are you? by Emily Dickinson and Sinners in the Hand of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards.The true meanings to these stories drew from many experiences I have had in my personal life. Each of these titles were picked specifically because of the value they provided me with. Undoubtedly, A Psalm of Life

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    Sinner In The Hands of an Angry God Jonathan Edwards was a Puritan theologian, philosopher, and preacher whose sermon focused on saving unrepentant sinners from hell. In his sermon, Edwards forced his congregation to envision an angry Lord dangling people over a fire. In “ Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”, Jonathan Edwards emphasizes a lot on pathos. He frightens his audience with his fiery sermon. He tells them that God is real and he is watching, when the day of judgment comes, they will

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    classes. In fact, it plays a big part in our lives as Elder students. This is similar to Puritan literature in that the people and stories live their lives off of religion. It is the center of their world. Works that show this would be “sinners in the hands of an angry god”, “to my dear and loving husband”, and The Crucible. These example, and the rest of Puritan literature, have a strong focus on religion. In, “To my dear and loving husband” there is religion involved. The husband and wife in this story

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    An Analysis of the Sermon, “Sinner in the Hands of an Angry God” In the sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”, Edwards displays controversial viewpoints and ideas concerning heaven and hell. As Edwards speaks to the congregation he warns them of the misery and suffering they will face if they do not repent of certain sins. He also describes God as angry which probably struck fear into the hearts on many. To illustrate his own point that hell is unenviable without repentance Jonathan Edwards

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    Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God and Rhetoric On October 5, 1703, in East Windsor Connecticut, Timothy and Esther Edwards welcomed their new son, Jonathan Edwards, into the world. From a young age, Jonathan was provided with an excellent education from a highly qualified individual - his father was a minister and a college prepatory tutor. Jonathan Edwards was accepted at Yale college just before he turned thirteen. He was interested in a wide variety of studies including natural science, the

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    In “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”, Jonathan Edwards expresses his interpretation of who a sinner is and what will become of them. As you look through religions you can see that their idea of God’s personality differs. Some see Him as a loving God, some a God of anger, and some a God who cares nothing of us. Edwards has a rough view of God. He sees Him as a person who is angry and doesn’t quite mention God’s amazing love and mercy. Jonathan strongly speaks of the wicked who are only dangling

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    religion, every individual seeks to have their sins forgiven. In Johnathan Edwards’s sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, Edwards is able to create a vivid imagery of what happens to individuals who commit sins. Edwards uses strong diction and imagery to make any individual repent for their sins. Edwards uses metaphors to inflict real fear in his readers by imagining God’s wrath like water. “The wrath of God is like great waters that are dammed for the present.” Because this speech is a sermon

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