Jonathan Edwards and the Great Awakening: Sermons & Biography

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What was the Great Awakening?

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1. What is predestination?

2. Who was Jonathan Edwards addressing in his famous sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Jonathan Edwards, a preacher in the 1700s, is most famous for his 'Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God' sermon meant to warn his fellow colonists against worldliness and to encourage them to turn their focus back to God. This quiz and worksheet combination aim to educate you further on Edwards, his sermon, and the social climate in which it was given. You will be asked questions relating to the main points of the sermon itself.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • The Great Awakening
  • Predestination
  • Intended audience for Edwards' sermon
  • Subject matter of the sermon

Skills Practiced

During the quiz, your study skills will be tested, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the sermon 'Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God'
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as predestination and the Great Awakening
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Edwards' opinion on what sinners should do to avoid being sent to Hell

Additional Learning

To deepen your understanding of the purpose behind and meaning of Jonathan Edwards' famous sermon, review the lesson, which will discuss these topics:

  • Biographical details of Jonathan Edwards
  • The Age of Reason and the Great Awakening
  • Edwards' descriptions of God
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