During the separation the synod of Philadelphia decreased from twentysix to twenty-two ministers, but the synod of New York grew from twenty to seventy-two ministers, and the New Side reaped all the fruits of the Great Awakening under Whitefield and his successors.
But the fact that the Great Awakening in America was conducted on Calvinistic principles was sufficient to prevent their hearty co-operation.
The Great Awakening crowned the efforts of Theodore J.
And yet the Baptists ultimately profited by the Great Awakening beyond almost any of the denominations.
The Baptist cause in New England that had profited so largely from the Great Awakening failed to reap a like harvest from the War of Independence.