Who is Henry Ward BeecherHenry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887) was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery, his emphasis on God's love, and his 1875 adultery trial (see below). His rhetorical focus on Christ's love has influenced mainstream Christianity to this day.
Henry Ward Beecher was the son of Lyman Beecher, a Calvinist minister who became one of the best-known evangelists of his era. Several of his brothers and sisters became well-known educators and activists, most notably Harriet Beecher Stowe, who achieved worldwide fame with her abolitionist novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. Henry Ward Beecher graduated from Amherst College in 1834 and Lane Theological Seminary in 1837 before serving as a minister...
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- Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
- The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
- To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.
- Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments.
- Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one.
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