History as a discipline is focused on analyzing changes in societies over time. As an example of this, British colonists’ ideas about religious authority, spirituality, and common religious practices underwent enormous change by the 18th century. Explain how, when, why, where, and among whom the revival movement known as the Great Awakening caught hold and spread rapidly. In your response be sure to address conflicts that arose among revivalists and established religious figures during this era. What lasting impact did the Awakening have on colonial religion and society?
Must be 3 1/2 – 4 pages long