The Works of Lyman Beecher, vol. 2: Sermons Delivered on Various Occasions
Lyman Beecher is not only one of the most famous preachers of the nineteenth century, but is also the father of several famous children, including minister Henry Ward Beecher and author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Beecher was influential in the Second Great Awakening, along with Charles Finney, Barton Stone and Peter Cartwright. He was active in politics and evangelism, involved in prison reform and other social issues. He promoted Calvinism and the inerrancy of Scripture. This volume includes Beecher’s theological works, lectures, and selected sermons.
The Works of Lyman Beecher will interest students, pastors, and anyone wanting to learn more about one of the most important figures in revival history.
- The Government of God Desirable
- The Remedy for Duelling
- A Reformation of Morals Practicable and Indispensable
- The Building of Waste Places
- The Bible a Code of Laws
- The Design, Rights, and Duties of Local Churches
- The Faith Once Delivered to the Saints
- Resources of the Adversary, and Means of Their Destruction
- Title: The Works of Lyman Beecher, vol. 2: Sermons Delivered on Various Occasions
- Author: Lyman Beecher
- Publisher: John P. Jewett & Company
- Publication Date: 1852
- Pages: 450
About Lyman Beecher
Lyman Beecher (1775-1863) was born in Connecticut, the son of a blacksmith. He was educated at Yale and later, at Yale Divinity School. He was the father of thirteen children, many of whom grew up to be famous in their own right, including Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe. He was a staunch Presbyterian Calvinist, promoting wide-spread evangelism and revival.