Colonial New England
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Performance Activity: The Sermons of Jonathan Edwards
In this performance activity, your students will recreate the oratorical experience of a Great Awakening sermon. In the process they will develop a deeper understanding of Calvinism.1. Review with your students the stylistic innovations of...
Writing Activity: Answering Jonathan Edwards' "The Justice of God in the Damnation of Sinners"
In this writing exercise, your students will develop an understanding of Jonathan Edwards' rhetorical strategies and mimic those strategies in rebutting one his sermons.1. Remind your students that while Edwards believed that the cerebral,...