Henry Ward Beecher

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United States clergyman who was a leader for the abolition of slavery (1813-1887)


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Such an endeavor, however, remains worthy for it easily leads to consideration of significant primary sources and focused prosopographical study, a small sampling of which this paper offers through selective consideration of three prominent "optimistic evolutionists" who spoke and published on evolution and Christianity during the 1880s and 1890s: Henry Ward Beecher, Joseph LeConte (1823-1901), and Lyman Abbott (1835-1922).
In prose as vivid as her subject's personality, historian Debby Applegate narrates the life of Henry Ward Beecher (1813-87) in this solidly researched and well-written biography.
Perhaps the most inspiring view of what our flag stands for was given in an 1861 address by Henry Ward Beecher (brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe), described as ``the most respected and idealized religious figure of the day'' and ``America's leading moral and spiritual teacher'':
He attends concerts, lectures, and political meetings, and hears Henry Ward Beecher preach; organizes shipboard subscription drives for the Anglo and keeps in touch with its editor; comments on political developments that he thinks advance or retard the cause of "Right and Equality"; and denounces mistreatment of black sailors when he sees it.
The instability engendered by economic growth was made far more acute--for the larger community as well as for Brooklyn's African Americans--by the growth of an anti-slavery movement; leading abolitionists such as Arthur and Lewis Tappan and Henry Ward Beecher made Brooklyn their home.
In a sermon he delivered shortly before the American Civil War began, New England minister Henry Ward Beecher declared that "manhood,--manhood,--MANHOOD,--exercised in the fear of God, has made this nation' (p.
He extends this analysis by considering the notorious trials of John Brown for the Harper's Ferry raid, Henry Ward Beecher for adultery, and Harry Thaw for the murder of architect Stanford White.
Get the real scoop on Henry Ward Beecher and his 1870s scandal.
A military Beecher in conquered South Carolina at the head of a black regiment was a powerful symbol, perhaps of the same magnitude as Henry Ward Beecher delivering the keynote speech at that supremely triumphant moment, the raising of the U.
By the late nineteenth century, at one end of the spectrum, the so-called Princes of the Pulpit-theological liberals such as Henry Ward Beecher and Phillips Brooks--held forth in polished, if sentimental, phrases to sophisticated and wealthy congregations, while at the other, itinerant evangelists, such as Dwight Moody and Billy Sunday, pioneered a more downmarket version of the sermon, a cleavage that, at the risk of over simplification, persists to this day.
In Goldfarb's progression, all the "trials of the century" -- the alienation-of-affection trial of Henry Ward Beecher, the Harry Thaw-Evelyn Nesbitt trial that has just been rejuvenated as a part of the musical "Ragtime," the Scopes theory of evolution trial, the Bruno Hauptmann kidnapping trial -- were impacted by the heightened publicity of an expanding communication technology.
Beecher Stowe and abolitionist preacher Henry Ward Beecher, the elder Beecher was a powerful minister and reformer in his own right.
The lecturer with whom Pond was most intimately associated, however, was Henry Ward Beecher, the Presbyterian preacher and brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
In presentations of this last view, for example by Henry Ward Beecher or Philips Brooks, we can discern the pervasive hidden metaphor of syphilis.
As 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.