Use Of Literary Devices From Sinners In The Hand Of An Angry God Essays and Term Papers

  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God -Jonathan Edwards Fire, hell, and eternity were essential topics of puritan preachers during the colonial period. Theologian, Jonathan Edwards took a new view on God, that he was heartless and condemning toward those known as sinners. Edwards outlined this belief...

      552 Words | 2 Pages   Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, Sin

  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” AP Writing Prompt Analyze how Edwards’s distinctive style reveals his purpose to his audience. In Puritan America, colonists were constantly fearful of what would happen when they died. Since death at a young age was altogether too common in those times, early...

      607 Words | 2 Pages   Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, Anger

  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

     Jonathan Edwards’ sermon ‘Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God’ is a window into an age fraught with religious controversy and moral confusion. The sermon was riddled with horrifying imagery and threats to instill fear into the audiences of Puritan Minister, Jonathan Edwards. The movement of religious...

      3534 Words | 10 Pages   Jonathan Edwards (theologian), First Great Awakening, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, Sin

  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    The beliefs of the time can shape an author's words. Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God is a sermon written by Jonathon Edwards in 1741. During this time was the Great Awakening, a series of religious revivals meant to turn church members from passive listeners to passionate and emotionally involved...

      486 Words | 2 Pages   First Great Awakening, Irresistible grace, Divine grace, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

  • Sinner in the Hands of an Angry God

    sermons about God's relationship with human beings in Sinners in the hands of an Angry God. He discusses God's wrath upon sinners, along with the affects that will happen to sinners when they go to hell. Edwards uses a fear-love relationship between God and his people, in order to persuade and convert people...

      681 Words | 2 Pages   Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, Christian views on sin, Sin, Hell

  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Jonathan Edwards wrote this lecture, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” to preach to the congregation of his church during the period of Great Awakening, a time of religious revival. He knows how to persuade and uses numerous techniques to do so. In his sermons...

      359 Words | 1 Pages   Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, Sermon, Jonathan Edwards (theologian)

  • Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God

    sermon Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God it is evident that Edwards sought to coax the members of his congregation into salvation as well as convince “natural men”, or those who had not had a spiritual rebirth that their sinful actions would ultimately lead to the wrath of a merciless God. To persuasively...

      777 Words | 2 Pages   Anger, Christian views on sin, Jonathan Edwards (theologian)

  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    I found "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" written by Jonathan Edwards as a terrible misconception. From the things I've learned through my own faith and Theology classes I've taken God is nothing like the god that Edwards portrays. Edwards's god is one of destruction and hatred. Where as the true...

      252 Words | 1 Pages   Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, Christian theology

  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    Sinners in the hands of an Angry God Jonathan Edwards shows great anger in this sermon through the use of metaphors, personification, and diction. He uses a variety of metaphors to show the dark tone of this sermon. "would have no more influence to uphold you and keep you out of hell, than a spider's...

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  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    “Unconverted men walk over the pit of hell on a rotten covering.” ( A quote from Jonathan Edwards’ “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”) b. Thesis – Jonathan Edwards’s sermon portrayed Puritans as sinners of their religion through the use of rhetorical strategies such as ethos, pathos, and logos. 2...

      968 Words | 3 Pages   Sin, Hell, Forgiveness

  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    Massachusetts, Jonathan Edwards delivered the ultimate “fire and brimstone” speech. What became one of the most famous sermons from the colonial era, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” was meant to remind the faithful of their terrible fate if they failed to seek God’s mercy. What made Edwards’ speech so...

      1232 Words | 4 Pages   Fire and brimstone, Christian views on Hell, Hell, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

  • ‘'Sinner in the Hands of an Angry God’’

    September 16, 2010 5th ‘’Sinner In The Hands Of An Angry God’’ Jonathan Edwards used rhetorical strategies to get effectively to get his point across. Such as: imagery, metaphor, simile, pathos...

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  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    teachings that place emphasis on people to live out hard and simple lives for God. In his sermon, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God", he addresses the issues of man as a sinner and God's resentment toward those sinners. Each sentence in his sermon aims for catching the congregation's attention in...

      589 Words | 2 Pages   Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, Christian views on sin, Christian views on Hell, Hell

  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” (102) is a speech given in a house of worship where Jonathan Edwards connects logical instances and literary rhetoric to attract and maintain the attention of his congregation. Edwards uses imagery to portray images of water, air, and fire, and to paint a picture...

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  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    damnation is assured to all who do not turn to God. The Great Awakening sought to break this assurance by bringing people to the light of God. Jonathan Edwards in his fiery sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” exasperates conviction for the eyes of the sinners. Edwards utilizes figurative language,...

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  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    Jonathan Edwards's sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” delivers the dogma that only the mercy of God can save one from being condemned to Hell. Edwards appealed to his followers’ fear as a way of guiding his flock towards what he saw as the correct principles of Christian faith; the intensely...

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  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

     Jonathan Edwards’ sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”, was one of the most important sermons during the Great Awakening period. The purpose of the sermon, written in 1741, was to convince members of congregations to devote themselves to a Puritan lifestyle. Edwards developed this argument...

      385 Words | 1 Pages   Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, Jonathan Edwards (theologian), Sermon, Sin

  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    Journal Entry #1 In “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”, it talked about us being sinners and God was very angry with all of us. It would say things like “The God that holds you over the pit of hell, much as one holds a spider or some loathsome insect over a fire, abhors you, and is dreadfully...

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  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    Satan’s head down in a bucket of ice, most people do not wish to be summoned into the depths of hell. However; Jonathon Edward’s sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” portrays briefly the vivid imagery of how hell was represented during the Second Great Awakening. In addition, Edwards aim was to...

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  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

    Xavier Johnson Period 4 2-25-13 Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Jonathan Edwards was a talented and inspiring man. Throughout his life, he worked as an educator, a philosopher, a scholar, a theologian, a journalist, and even as a musician. There can be no denying his hard work and his...

      896 Words | 3 Pages   Jonathan Edwards (theologian), First Great Awakening, Sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

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