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 The First Great Awakening by Christine Leigh Heyrman

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The Emergence of American Evangelicalism: The Great Awakening
Generously illustrated with artifacts and documents from the Library of Congress, this overview of the major evangelical preachers and sects is very accessible to secondary level students.  Part three of the section "Religion in Eighteenth-Century America" in the Library's outstanding online exhibition Religion and the Founding of the American Republic.

The Great Awakening
Highly readable lecture from Dr. Terry Matthews for his course "Religious Life in the United States" at Wake Forest University (NC).

An extensive Jonathan Edwards site with probably the largest, best annotated, and most accessible collections of Edwards's writings on the Web--35 sermons, six theological treatises, eight works on natural philosophy, five pieces of Edwards's personal writings, and more.  Includes articles on Edwards, a timeline of Edwards's life, a lengthy bibliography, web links . . . and homepage background music.  Created and maintained by Mark Trigsted, a member of the Bible Community Chapel of Richardson, Texas.

Sermons of George Whitefield
Complete text of 59 sermons, from Christian Classics Ethereal Library (Calvin College).

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