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Guernsey/Spratley

English 11

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)

stern, zealous preacher

man of science and reason; observer of the physical world

went to Yale at age 13 (Yale was a seminary school at the time)

grandfather died in 1729 and Edwards took his place as pastor in Northhampton, Massachusetts

great contributor to "The Great Awakening" (religious revival that led to many conversions)

"The Great Awakening" - at a time where people weren't as interested in the old Puritan religion

very zealous and extremist in his sermons

In 1750, dismissed from his church because too much for people

took up missionary work in Stockbridge, Massachusetts in a Mohican community

eight years after became president of Princeton with his wife Sarah

died 3 months after arriving at Princeton from small pox vaccine

"the last Puritan" - man of old Puritan ideals and man of science and reason

Guernsey/Spratley

English 11

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)

stern, zealous preacher

man of science and reason; observer of the physical world

went to Yale at age 13 (Yale was a seminary school at the time)

grandfather died in 1729 and Edwards took his place as pastor in Northhampton, Massachusetts

great contributor to "The Great Awakening" (religious revival that led to many conversions)

"The Great Awakening" - at a time where people weren't as interested in the old Puritan religion

very zealous and extremist in his sermons

In 1750, dismissed from his church because too much for people

took up missionary work in Stockbridge, Massachusetts in a Mohican community

eight years after became president of Princeton with his wife Sarah

died 3 months after arriving at Princeton from small pox vaccine

"the last Puritan" - man of old Puritan ideals and man of science and reason