The Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York; Historical And Biographical Sketches Of Its…

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byGeorge Lewis Prentiss

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...L. Corning & Co. His high standing in the Christian community is shown by his election as one of the first Directors of the Union Theological Seminary. David Magie, D. D., (1837-1840,) was born in the vicinity of Elizabeth, N. J., March 13, 1795. His ancestors were of Scotch origin, noted for their solid virtues, their earnest piety, and their strong attachment to Presbyterianism. David in his boyhood was inured to the hardships of a farmer's life. He had but little chance for reading or study, until his conversion, during a great revival in 1813, when he resolved to devote himself to the ministry of the Gospel. His pastor, the excellent Dr. McDowell, taught him Latin, and was his wise counsellor and friend. He entered the Junior class in the College of New Jersey in the fall of 1815. After graduating with honor, he entered the Theological Seminary at Princeton, studied there a year, spent two years as a tutor in the College, and was then licensed to preach. On April 24, 1821, he was ordained and installed pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Elizaheth. Here he labored with zeal, fidelity, and success for the space of nearly forty-five years. He died on May 10,1865, beloved and venerated by his people, and by the whole Christian community. Ansel Doan Eddy, D. D., (1837-1856,) was born at Wil-liamstown, Mass., October 15, 1798. He graduated at Union College in 1817; studied theology at Andover; and was first settled as a pastor over the Presbyterian Church in Canan-daigua, N. Y. Later he accepted a call to the First Presbyterian Church in Newark, N. J., and still later organized the Park Church in that city. He also labored as a pastor in Chicago and Wilmington, 111., and then at Seneca Falls, N. Y. He died on February 7,1875. In 1843 Dr....

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...L. Corning & Co. His high standing in the Christian community is shown by his election as one of the first Directors of...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217615279

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