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In this lesson, students will read and reflect upon Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. They will then write their own sermon, arguing for an issue about which they feel strongly. This lesson lasts two 90-minute class periods or three 50-minute class periods.


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Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


American Literature Jonathan Edwards Puritanism sermon



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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2012-07-24.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource provides students with a link to the sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, by Jonathan Edwards. Students are asked to use language persuasively in addressing a particular issue by: finding and interpreting information effectively; recognizing propaganda as a purposeful technique and supporting their arguments with specific reasons. After reading/hearing sermons, studying the structure and delivery of sermons, discussing key messages in sermons, etc., students will be asked to write and deliver their own sermons.

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