Edwards, Jonathan


An American clergyman of the eighteenth century; a leader in the religious revivals of the 1730s and 1740s known as the Great Awakening. Edwards, an emotional preacher, emphasized the absolute power of God. His most famous sermon, the harrowing “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” compares sinners to spiders dangled over a flame.

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Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?
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