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Jonathan Edwards was an American theologian and writer, who contributed strongly to the First Great Awakening. Born on October 5, 1703, in New Haven, Connecticut, he entered from Yale at the age of 13 and graduated as valedictorian in 1720.
Edwards` most famous sermon was "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God", which he delivered in 1741. He died at Princeton on March 22, 1758 at the age of 54.
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