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    How were changes in women's educational opportunities related to religious developments?

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    As you parallel women's increasing educational opportunities with religious developments of the era, you may cite the Great Awakenings and their effects. Please note how 1730-60 "saw a weakening of predestination doctrine; recognition that many sinners may be predestined for salvation; introduction of revival meetings emphasizing spiritual rebirth; rise of ethic of benevolence" (http://www.press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/256626.html). Again, please examine specifically George Whitefield's role within the revival movement. Since he and the overall movements promoted an overall feelings and ideology of tolerance and love for all fellow men ...

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    This posting correlates women's educational opportunities to religious developments.