Analysis Of The First Great Awakening

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The First Great Awakening took place in the American colonies between 1730s to the 1770s. Unlike traditional Protestantism, the First Great Awakening teaching provided salvation to all people (Heyrman). The new Protestant teaching taught that anyone could accept Jesus Christ as their savior and thus were rewarded salvation. This message was applicable to everyone—young and old, rich and poor, man or woman. After this revival, religion took the center stage of each converted person’s life. Religion became the topic in the communities expressed through everyone. This transition from religion being only one aspect of a person’s life to becoming the theme illustrates how life changing the truth of salvation was. Also, the message of salvation brought
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