The Henry Clay Trumbull collection contains 32 of Henry Clay Trumbull’s best books, a biography detailing Trumbull’s life, and several of his essays. An outstanding chaplain in the Union Army during the American Civil War, Trumbull was also the preeminent leader of the Sunday School Movement, which is largely responsible for the standard convention of Sunday school at churches nationwide. His writings contain rare and unique insight into the daily spiritual life of soldiers during the Civil War, the political and spiritual issues behind the initial organization of Sunday schools, and Trumbull’s own deep research into Old Testament history and theology.
This collection includes studies of Middle East culture in Studies in Oriental Social Life and Child Life in Many Lands as well as biographies and eulogies, including the page-turning Falling in Harness and the personal, intimate account of The Knightly Soldier. This collection is a must-have for Civil War readers and for those following American church movements.
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Henry Clay Trumbull (1830–1903) was an American chaplain in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was a pioneer in the Sunday School Movement, and later was an editor of the Sunday School Times. He was ordained as a Congregational minister, and although his sickly health prevented him from furthering his education, he earned three honorary degrees from Yale, Lafayette, and the University of New York.