Jonathan Edwards Injustice

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There are many Puritans stories out there, but only so many are popular. Most of the stories are about sin or about events that were unjustful. Injustice has been around for hundreds of years. It has torn families, friendships, and even towns. The theme of injustice is illustrated in Jonathan Edwards’ “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, Margaret Atwood’s “Half-Hanged Mary,” and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Minister’s Black Veil” through the cruel ways people were being treated by others and themselves.
God has a right to be angry at the human world. Humans make mistakes left and right, but we don’t sin in purpose. God forgives us for our sins, but the Author of “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” said something different. Jonathan Edwards told many that even the smallest sin, even a sin that can easily be set right, deserves the same punishment as killing someone. He also said that God is so angry at us that he is the only thing keeping us from falling into hell, and God will just drop us in hell (103). …show more content…

Everyone was innocent in the crucible, everyone but the people who went along with all the lies. Proctor was asking Mary Warren for the proof that said that Sarah Good was a witch in page 942. Mary said that Sarah Good was a witch because she didn’t know her commandments. Another Example of Injustice is on page 958 of The Crucible. Giles went to the Court to prove his wife’s innocence. He had proof of her innocence, but the court wouldn’t hear him out. Giles got arrested for interrupting the court and for holding information because Giles didn’t want to get anyone else in trouble if things ended badly, which they

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