Dwight, Timothy

(1752-1817)
   Theologian and poet, b. at Northampton, Mass., was a grandson of Jonathan Edwards, became a Congregationalist minister, Prof. of Divinity, and latterly Pres. of Yale. His works include, besides theological treatises and sermons, the following poems, America (1772), The Conquest of Canaan (1785), and The Triumph of Infidelity, a satire, admired in their day, but now unreadable.

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  • Dwight,Timothy — Dwight (dwīt), Timothy. 1752 1817. American clergyman, author, and educator who was a leading supporter of Federalism and served as president of Yale University (1795 1817). His grandson Timothy (1828 1916) was also president of Yale (1886 1899) …   Universalium

  • Dwight, Timothy — ▪ American theologian and poet born May 14, 1752, Northampton, Mass. died Jan. 11, 1817, New Haven, Conn., U.S.       American educator, theologian, and poet who had a strong instructive influence during his time.       Educated by his mother, a… …   Universalium

  • DWIGHT, TIMOTHY —    an American theologian, grandson of Jonathan Edwards, and much esteemed in his day both as a preacher and a writer; his Theology Explained and Defended, in 5 vols., was very popular at one time, and was frequently reprinted (1752 1817) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Dwight, Timothy —    см. Дуайт, Тимоти …   Писатели США. Краткие творческие биографии

  • Timothy Dwight IV — Timothy Dwight (May 14, 1752 ndash; January 11, 1817) was an American Congregationalist minister, theologian, educator, and author. He was the eighth president of Yale College, from 1795 to 1817. Early lifeDwight was the eldest son of merchant… …   Wikipedia

  • Timothy Dwight IV — Timothy Dwight IV. Portrait von John Trumbull Timothy Dwight IV. (* 14. Mai 1752 in Northampton, Massachusetts; † 11. Januar 1817 in New Haven, Connecticut) war ein amerikanischer G …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Timothy Dwight College — Yale Residential College Infobox shield = name = Timothy Dwight College motto Latin = Forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit. motto English = Someday, perhaps, it will be pleasant to remember even these things. named for = Timothy Dwight year… …   Wikipedia

  • Timothy Dwight IV. — Timothy Dwight IV. Portrait von John Trumbull Timothy Dwight IV. (* 14. Mai 1752 in Northampton, Massachusetts; † 11. Januar 1817 in New Haven, Connecticut) war ein amerikanischer Geistlicher, Theologe, Gelehrter, Politiker und Dich …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Timothy Dwight V — (November 16, 1828 ndash; May 26, 1916) was president of Yale University from 1886 through 1899.Dwight was born in Norwich, Connecticut, the son of James Dwight, whose father, Timothy Dwight IV, served as president of Yale College from 1795 to… …   Wikipedia

  • Timothy Dwight — may refer to:*Timothy Dwight College, a residential college at Yale University *Timothy Dwight IV (1752 1817), President of Yale University from 1795 1817 *Timothy Dwight V (1828 1916), President of Yale University from 1886 1899 *Tim Dwight,… …   Wikipedia

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