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William Tennent Sr. (1673–1746) was a Presbyterian minister and the father of the revivalist ministers Gilbert Tennent, William Tennent Jr., and John Tennent. Tennent was ordained by the Church of Ireland and moved to North America in 1718. He eventually settled in Pennsylvania. In 1725, Tennent established the Log College, a training college for Presbyterian ministers and precursor to Princeton University that produced many religious leaders during the period referred to as the Great Awakening.