Tuesday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. in UMW’s Dodd Auditorium, Debby Applegate, Pulitzer Prize winning author of “The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher,” will discuss the controversial man, who was one of the founding fathers of modern American Christianity.
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The Chappell Lecture Series 2014 – Great Lives
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Biographical approaches to history and culture. All lectures are open to the public free of charge; no tickets are required. Programs begin at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium in George Washington Hall. Biographical approaches to history and culture. All lectures are open to the public free of charge; no tickets are required. Programs begin at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium in George Washington Hall. Show less
The Most Famous Man in America
The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher
Book - 2006
Banquet at Delmonico's
Great Minds, the Gilded Age, and the Triumph of Evolution in America
Book - 2009
The Character of God
Recovering the Lost Literary Power of American Protestantism
eBook - 1997
A Contemporary Glimpse at Henry Ward Beecher
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The impressions of a young college student, Franklin Millard Drake, at a lecture presented by Beecher in 1858. Journal of Presbyterian History (1962-1985) , Vol. 40, No. 3 (September 1962) , pp. 187-188 The impressions of a young college student, Franklin Millard Drake, at a lecture presented by Beecher in 1858. Journal of Presbyterian History (1962-1985) , Vol. 40, No. 3 (September 1962) , pp. 187-188 Show less
Henry Ward Beecher
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A look at the famous minister, his role in social reform, and the notoriety he received as the result of a scandal. "Henry Ward Beecher." Dic...Show more A look at the famous minister, his role in social reform, and the notoriety he received as the result of a scandal. "Henry Ward Beecher." Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. Biography in Context. Web. 20 Dec. 2013. Show less
Henry Ward Beecher by Lyman Abbott
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Beecher as seen through the eyes of a lifelong personal acquaintance. The American Journal of Theology , Vol. 8, No. 4 (Oct., 1904) , pp. 790-795 Beecher as seen through the eyes of a lifelong personal acquaintance. The American Journal of Theology , Vol. 8, No. 4 (Oct., 1904) , pp. 790-795 Show less
Henry Ward Beecher -- Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
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Biographical sketches of the intriguing Beecher Family can be found on the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center website. Biographical sketches of the intriguing Beecher Family can be found on the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center website. Show less
Henry Ward Beecher -- New York Times: Times Topics
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The Reverend Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) was the most popular and controversial Christian minister in the United States for more than three decades, fr...Show more The Reverend Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) was the most popular and controversial Christian minister in the United States for more than three decades, from the 1850s through the 1880s. This brief overview of his life includes an extensive bibliography of additional articles about this interesting historical figure. Show less
Plymouth Church History:  Henry Ward Beecher
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In 1847, the new congregation known as Plymouth Church called the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher as its first pastor. At this pivotal moment in history, the memb...Show more In 1847, the new congregation known as Plymouth Church called the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher as its first pastor. At this pivotal moment in history, the members of Plymouth launched one of the great and most influential ministries in 19th century America. Show less
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