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Whitefield and the Great Awakening

Whitefield and the Great Awakening

Seven times he preached in America to crowds of 25,000, spreading the Great Awakening Revival, which helped unite the Colonies prior to the Revolution. Ben Franklin wrote in his Autobiography: “He preached one evening from the top of the Court-house steps…Streets were filled with his hearers…” Franklin was describing George Whitefield, who died SEPTEMBER 30, 1770.

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