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.
As Henry Ward Beecher wrote, "If men had wings and bore black feathers, few of them would be clever enough to be crows.
Many prominent clergymen endorsed it, including celebrity preacher Henry Ward Beecher, brother of Uncle Tom's Cabin author Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Clanton explores a litany of depictions of Jesus in a variety of media, from Henry Ward Beecher through Cecil B.
But as it happened, Woodhull was in prison on obscenity charges for publishing a news story about the affair between Calvinist minister and abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher and Elizabeth Tilton, the wife of his mentor, Theodore Tilton, who subsequently sued Beecher for adultery.
Learn the story of Reverend Henry Ward Beecher, the most popular man in America, who transformed Christianity from his father's "fire and brimstone" theology to one of a compassionate and loving Jesus, who will redeem all who turn to salvation with complete confession of their sins.
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.
It's too bad he never had a chance to meet Henry Ward Beecher, the renowned 19th-century clergyman and abolitionist.
This vigorous volume takes up the question of nineteenth-century American sentimental fiction by authors including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louisa May Alcott, and Henry Ward Beecher, asking how and why twenty-first-century readers approach these texts, how these approaches might differ from those of nineteenth-century readers, and how we might learn from the "uncritical" practices advocated by sentimental rhetoric.
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.
I wrote my friend Betsey, who lives in Brooklyn, where Stowe's famous brother, Henry Ward Beecher, preached against slavery.