Preachers In The Great Awakening

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In the 1730s the British colonies were beginning to experience a multitude of religious revivals that would come to be known as the Great Awakening. This movement penetrated all of the colonies and swept across all demographics and denominations.Preachers were using sermons designed to hit emotional nerves that would invoke often dramatic responses. For the first time preachers were using marketing methods and advertising a product which was in high demand. The Great Awakening was a result of a combination of both psychological and emotional fervor that proved to be quite hard to contain. The Great Awakening’s success can be attributed to the excitement that accompanied the sermons. Preachers during this movement were able to combine theology,