Martin , Gerardo
The Great Awakening and Society
The great awakening attracted people of different classes and races.Women,members of minority groups, and poor people often took part in services. Women in particular welcomed the message of the Great Awakening.Many women sought spiritual renewal around the time of childbirth.They were imtrested in part because their lives were at risk during this time. One woman explained that her faith "would wear off again and till the time of the first lying in |Labor|; and then I was brought to the very brink of eternity
Was known for sermons such as sinners in the hands of an Angry God
A British minister George Whitefield made the second of his seven trips to America.
In the early 1700s many church leaders worried that colonists were losing their religious faith.