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The Works of Lyman Beecher, vol. 1: Lectures on Political Atheism and Kindred Subjects
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The Works of Lyman Beecher, vol. 1: Lectures on Political Atheism and Kindred Subjects

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John P. Jewett & Company, Jewett, Proctor & Worthington 1852

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Overview

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.

Contents

  • The Being of a God
  • Causes of Skepticism
  • The Perils of Athesim to the Nation
  • The Attributes and Character of God
  • The Necessity of a Revelation from God to Man
  • The Republican Elements of the Old Testament
  • The Identity of the Old Testament and the New
  • The Bible a Revelation from God to Man
  • The Proof of the Reality of Miracles
  • Objections tot the Inspiration of the Bible
  • Prophecy
  • The Decrees of God
  • the Memory of our Fathers
  • Nature and Occasiom
  • The Evils of Intemperance
  • The Remedy of Intemperance

Product Details

  • Title: The Works of Lyman Beecher, vol. 1: Lectures on Political Atheism and Kindred Subjects
  • Author: Lyman Beecher
  • Publisher: John P. Jewett & Company
  • Publication Date: 1852
  • Pages: 430

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.