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Jonathan Edwards Contribution to The Great Awakening

Summary: Reviews Jonathon Edward's contribution to the Great Awakening. Describes Edwards as one of the 16th centuries great theologians. Explores his influence on the evolution of the Christian church.
History has known many great theologians. Jonathan Edwards particularly stands tall. Born on October 5, 1703, in East Windsor, Connecticut, Jonathan was the fifth child of Reverend Timothy Edwards and his wife, Esther. As a child, Jonathan had many early educational abilities. Fluent in Hebrew, Latin, and Greek, he entered Yale University at age thirteen. (Dowley, 438) Jonathan Edwards made many contributions to modern theology; he made contributions through his works, and he substantially influenced the church.

His beliefs made Jonathan Edwards unique, particularly his beliefs about God. One of the things he believed about God was the sustenance of creation. He believed God upholds every created substance in being. (Woodbridge, 284) He also had unique beliefs about God's work in the believer. He knew God would take away the guilt of sin from man. (Simonson, 42) He believed, through salvation, God would put strength and a principle of new life into anyone...

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