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|Died||March 22, 1758
|Alma mater||Yale University|
|Occupation||Pastor, theologian, missionary|
|Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,|
|Children||Sarah, Jerusha, Esther, Mary, Lucy, Timothy, Susannah, Eunice, Jonathan, Elizabeth, and Pierpont|
|Tradition or movement||Evangelical Reformed (Puritan)|
Jonathan Edwards (October 5, 1703 – March 22, 1758) was a colonial American preacher, theologian, and missionary to Native Americans. He was one of the most important people in the Great Awakening, a religious movement in the United States. He preached a sermon called "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God".
Edwards died from a smallpox inoculation shortly after beginning the presidency at the College of New Jersey (Princeton). He was the grandfather of Aaron Burr, third Vice President of the United States.
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