History.com provides a thorough, yet succinct, summary of the details and conditions surrounding the so-called "Great Awakening" that occurred in the English colonies in the 1730s and 40s, in which Edwards played a major role.
The context of Edwards's larger body of work is often left out of presentations of "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." This page will help give you a sense of the philosophical and theological thinking behind the sermon.
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Questions and Answers
The Question and Answer section for Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God is a great
resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.