Jonathan Edwards Preaches Classic Sermon of Fire & Brimstone Hot

Jonathan Edwards Preaches Classic Sermon of Fire & Brimstone

Jonathan Edwards

Timeline of History

History Topics
Religious History
Countries

While in in Enfield, Connecticut, Jonathan Edwards preached his classic sermon, 'Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,' a key step in the beginning of New England's Great Awakening.

This sermon is also a prime example of "fire and brimstone" preaching because of its vivid imagery of hell, but the actual preaching style of Jonathan Edwards is really fairly quiet and gentle.

Nothing in the sermon is genuinely new, but it is effective and persuasive. It's not only treated as important during the Great Awakening, but it will continue to be read avidly by Christians for years to come.

User comments

There are no user comments for this item.

Ratings (the higher the better)
Interesting
Comment
    Please enter the security code.
 
 
Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

Charles Darwin Starts His Book The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
Day Seven of Scopes Trial: Clarence Darrow Calls William Jennings Bryan as Witness for Defense
SS Officially Takes Control Over Nazi Concentration Camps
Birth of Alexander III of Macedon, Will Be Known as Alexander the Great
Lunar Module Eagle Lands on the Moon with Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin