Henry Ward Beecher


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Noun1.Henry Ward Beecher - United States clergyman who was a leader for the abolition of slavery (1813-1887)Henry Ward Beecher - United States clergyman who was a leader for the abolition of slavery (1813-1887)
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Reverend Henry Ward Beecher was to have accompanied the expedition, but urgent duties obliged him to give up the idea.
Your eyes turned across to the unframed portrait of Henry Ward Beecher which stands upon the top of your books.
Stowe's brothers, including Henry Ward Beecher in Brooklyn, preached fiery sermons denouncing the act.
Halpern also examines why we should trust Harriet Beecher Stowe, the art of the character in Louisa May Alcott's work, the fall of the sentimental orator in Henry Ward Beecher, in defense of reading badly, and the problem with being a good reader of sentimental rhetoric.
With her focus on Henry Ward Beecher in her third chapter, Halpern moves away from fiction proper and into the realm of oratory and public figures.
Another coffee lover, Henry Ward Beecher, said, "No coffee can be good in the mouth that does not first send a sweet offering of odor to the nostrils.
Even a highly regarded book like Debby Applegate's Pulitzer Prize winning biography of Henry Ward Beecher, The Most Famous Man in America (New York: Doubleday, 2006), paints his father Lyman as a dour and depressed determinist, even though, as Douglas Sweeney's essay shows convincingly, early nineteenth-century Calvinism was intellectually lively and far from depressing.
30 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ward Beecher once said, "Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
Nineteenth-century scientist Asa Grey and preacher Henry Ward Beecher defended Darwin's teaching, but clearly others, such as the secularist Andrew Dickson White, affirmed an incompatibility between science and religion, which for him, was tantamount to superstition.
Though it pains me to admit it, Henry Ward Beecher also had a point in dismissing secondary sources like Bible commentaries as "looking at a landscape through garret windows, over which generations of unmolested spiders have spun their webs.
Henry Ward Beecher, one of America's most famous divines, was playing footsie with the wife of one of his best friends, Theodore Tilton, she broke the story.
This paper extends a small portion of their efforts by focusing upon three prominent nineteenth-century "optimistic evolutionists": Joseph LeConte (1823-1901), Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), and Lyman Abbott (1835-1922).