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Lyman Beecher Collection (4 vols.)
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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 four-volume set includes Beecher’s theological works, selected sermons, lectures on education and politics, and autobiography.

Lyman Beecher Collection (4 Vols.) will interest students, pastors, and anyone wanting to learn more about one of the most important figures in revival history.

Key Features

  • Contains lectures, sermons, letters, critiques, and responses
  • Includes Beecher’s autobiography

Individual Titles

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

  • Publisher: John P. Jewett & Company
  • Pages: 430

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Lectures Included

  • 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

The Works of Lyman Beecher, vol. 2: Sermons Delivered on Various Occasions

  • Publisher: John P. Jewett & Company
  • Publication Date: 1852
  • Pages: 450

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Sermons Included

  • 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

Autobiography and Correspondence of Lyman Beecher, ed. Charles Beecher, Vol. 1

  • Publisher: Harper & Sons
  • Publication Date: 1864
  • Pages: 563

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Autobiography and Correspondence of Lyman Beecher, ed. Charles Beecher, Vol. 2

  • Publisher: Harper & Brothers
  • Publication Date: 1965
  • Pages: 587

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Product Details

  • Title: Lyman Beecher Collection
  • Author: Lyman Beecher
  • Volumes: 4
  • Pages: 2,060

About Lyman Beecher

Lyman Beecher was born in 1775 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. He died in 1863.