Religion in the United States - The First Great Awakening

Religion in the United States - The First Great Awakening
Religion in the United States - The First Great Awakening
Religion in the United States - The First Great Awakening
Religion in the United States - The First Great Awakening
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The First Great Awakening, was an evangelical and revitalization movement that swept Protestant Europe and British America, and especially the American colonies in the 1740s and 1750s, leaving a permanent impact on American Protestantism. It resulted from powerful preaching that gave listeners a sense of deep personal revelation of their need of salvation by Jesus Christ.

In late 17th Century England, fighting between religious and political groups came to a halt with the Glorious Revolution of 1688, an event which established the Church of England as the reigning church of the country. From a political perspective, this led to stability since everyone now practiced the same religion.

Instead of being a positive driving force for religious belief in general, it created complacency and spiritual “dryness” among believers. Religion became something of a pastime in which people would “go through the motions” during religious services without deeply-felt convictions of the heart and soul.

It was only after some decades of this kind of complacency in both England and the American colonies that the spiritual “revival” of the Great Awakening came about.

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Introduction
What Caused The Great Awakening? (2)
It Was Deeply Personal
What Was the Great Awakening?
Where Did It Begin?
John & Charles Wesley
George Whitefield
Jonathan Edwards
The “New Light”
Opposition
Gilbert Tennent
Excessive Emotionalism
Significance: The Roots of Revolution (2)
Effects of the Great Awakening
Movement Towards a National Consciousness
Movement Towards an American Identity
Government as Contract With the People
Government as State of Nature
Religious Pluralism
Religious Zeal for Self Governance
Goals of Sacrifice
Anti-Catholicism
Shared Goals
End of Presentation

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Religion in the United States - The First Great Awakening
Religion in the United States - The First Great Awakening
Religion in the United States - The First Great Awakening
Religion in the United States - The First Great Awakening