Edward Beecher

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General Information

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Name: Edward Beecher

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;

Born: 1803 in East Hampton, New York

Deceased: 1895 in Brooklyn, New York

Illinois Connection

Edward Beecher lived in Jacksonville, Illinois from 1830 until 1844.

Biographical and Professional Information

Edward Beecher was a noted theologian, the son of Lyman Beecher and the brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry Ward Beecher.In 1830, he became the first president of Illinois College at Jacksonville, Illinois, where he remained president for 14 years. He was a close friend of Elijah P. Lovejoy and helped organize the first anti-slavery society in Illinois.

He returned to Boston in 1844, where he was the pastor of Salem Street Church until 1855, when he returned to Illinois and became the pastor of the First Congregational Church of Galesburg. In 1871 he settled in Brooklyn, New York, where from 1885 to 1889 he was pastor of the Parkville church and he died there on July 28, 1895.

Published Works

  • Narrative Of Riots At Alton: In Connection With The Death Of Reverend Elijah P. Lovejoy (1838) , Kessinger Publishing, 2008
  • Baptism: With Reference To Its Import And Modes (1850), Nabu Press, 2011
  • The Conflict of Ages (1853), Nabu Press, 2010
  • The Papal Conspiracy Exposed (1855), Nabu Press, 2012
  • The Concord of Ages (1860), Derby and Jackson, 1860
  • Secret Societies: A Discussion of their Character and Claims (1867) (With David McDill and Jonathan Blanchard), Nabu Press, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Baptism: With Reference To Its Import And Modes

ISBN: 1245402552
Release Date: 2011-09-14

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The Conflict of Ages

ISBN: 1146670729
Release Date: 2010-03-05

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The Papal Conspiracy Exposed, And Protestantism Defended: In The Light Of Reason, History & Scripture...

ISBN: 1278134085
Release Date: 2012-03-15

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The Concord of ages =: Or the individual and organic harmony of God and Man

ASIN: B00086SCY2
Release Date: 1860

Literary Awards

External Links

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