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The message of the greatest communicator of his age.
Little-known or remarkable facts about George Whitefield
As George Whitefield blazed across England, Scotland, and America, his dramatic preaching caused excitement bordering on panic.
A farmer races to the sensation.
Cornelius Winter was at Whitefield's orphan house when he learned of the evangelist's death. His report:
A persuasive appeal from a powerful evangelist.
Whitefield's co-workers in the great eighteenth-century revival.
A look at one year of Whitefield's whirlwind ministry.
A sampler of sayings
Benjamin Franklin and George Whitefield: Theologically, they were miles apart, yet they became affectionate friends.
Soon after he began an orphanage, Whitefield found himself chained by expenses he couldn't pay.
Whitefield's troubling mix of views.
We still feel Whitefield's influence today.
Sensational Evangelist of Britain and America
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July 21, 1773: Pope Clement XIV dissolves the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), which was founded in 1534. Clement did not condemn the Society, but explained it was an administrative move for the peace of the church. Pius VII restored the society in 1814.

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