Beecher, Henry Ward

   Orator and divine, s. of Lyman B. and bro. of Harriet Beecher Stowe, was one of the most popular of American preachers and platform orators, a prominent advocate of temperance and of the abolition of slavery. His writings, which had a wide popularity, include Summer in the Soul and Life Thoughts.

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  • Beecher, Henry Ward — born June 24, 1813, Litchfield, Conn., U.S. died March 8, 1887, Brooklyn, N.Y. U.S. Congregational clergyman. The son of a minister, he was the brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Catharine Esther Beecher. After graduating from Amherst College… …   Universalium

  • Beecher, Henry Ward — (24 jun. 1813, Litchfield, Conn., EE.UU.–8 mar. 1887, Brooklyn, N.Y.). Clérigo congregacionalista estadounidense. Hijo de un ministro eclesiástico, era hermano de Harriet Beecher Stowe y de Catharine Esther Beecher. Tras graduarse en el Amherst… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • BEECHER, HENRY WARD —    a celebrated American preacher, born at Litchfield, Connecticut; pastor of a large Congregational church, Brooklyn; a vigorous thinker and eloquent orator, a liberal man both in theology and politics; wrote Life Thoughts ; denied the eternity… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Beecher, Henry Ward —  (1813–1887) American preacher …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Henry Ward Beecher — Henry Ward Beecher. Henry Ward Beecher (* 24. Juni 1813 in Litchfield, Connecticut; † 8. März 1887 in Brooklyn, N.Y.) war kongregationalistischer US amerikanischer Prediger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Henry Ward Beecher — Henry Ward Beecher …   Wikipedia Español

  • Henry Ward Beecher — This is an article about Henry Beecher, the American clergyman. For the medical doctor, see Henry K. Beecher. Infobox Person name = Henry Ward Beecher image size = 230px caption = Henry Ward Beecher birth date = birth date|1813|6|24|mf=y birth… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Ward Beecher — (1813 1887) est un célèbre pasteur abolitionniste américain qui contribua en 1854 à la croisade du Kansas en organisant des souscriptions pour armer les abolitionnistes. Biographie Né à Litchfield, dans le Connecticut, fils du pasteur Lyman… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Henry Ward Beecher — noun United States clergyman who was a leader for the abolition of slavery (1813 1887) • Syn: ↑Beecher • Instance Hypernyms: ↑clergyman, ↑reverend, ↑man of the cloth, ↑abolitionist, ↑emancipationist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beecher — may refer to:PeopleLyman Beecher family*Beecher family, a prominent New England family, consisting of: **Lyman Beecher, American clergyman, father of: ***Catharine Beecher, educator ***Charles Beecher, minister ***Edward Beecher, theologian… …   Wikipedia

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