Portrait by Joseph Badger, c, 1745
Wikipedia on Whitefield: an overview
Wikipedia on the 'First Great Awakening' as distinguished from the 2nd, 3rd and 4th 'Great Awakenings'
Expand your research! Search ATLA and LS catalog for some of these other important 18th-19th c."revivalists" : Jonathan Edwards & Puritans (see our bibliography), Solomon Stoddard, John Wesley, Francis Asbury, Charles Finney, Dwight Moody.
George Whitfield in Christian History magazine (issue 38); Charles Finney in Christian History magazine (issue 20)
NOTE: Dozens more articles may be available on Whitefield that are not full-text online, but available from our library or via Interlibrary loan. Simply use the online catalog as follows: If you are looking for books/articles written BY Whitefield you should search our online catalog or databases for his name as an AUTHOR. If you want to find resources ABOUT him, search for his name as SUBJECT (or a related subject: "Great Awakening", for example).
Luther Sem Library has 100+ Books (or chapters) on Whitefield (here), including several EBOOKS here; plus many others available by ILL here
Also consult the following databases for helpful articles or abstracts on Whitefield:
For hundreds of Primary and Secondary source materials on Whitefield, see this JSTOR link (Luther Sem students)
Quirion, Kory Ray Thomas (2015) "The First Great Awakening: Revival and the Birth of a Nation," Bound Away: The Liberty Journal of History: vol.1.2 Available at http://digitalcommons.liberty.edu/ljh/vol1/iss2/3
Geoge Whitefield and John Wesley--a brief YouTube view of their lives