This short autobiography of William Neill, a longtime Presbyterian minister, educator and college president, is supplemented with appreciations and the complete reproduction of a selection of his sermons.
George Crooks weaves together the life of a Methodist pastor, educator, and advocate of emancipation with words drawn from his journals and letters. This biography follows John McClintock's life chronologically and outlines in detail such pivotal...
Samuel Blanchard How, Presbyterian minister and newly appointed president of Dickinson College, speaks at length to the Cumberland County (Pennsylvania) Temperance Society on July 5, 1830 on the evils of drink.
John F. Hurst, the young Methodist pastor, recounts his years in northern Germany between 1866 and 1871 where he served as a theological tutor, and later director, in the Methodist Mission Institute there.
Thomas Cooper, the inveterate materialist, attacks the dominant American school of metaphysical doctrines of psychology by translating and publishing the most forward writer of the modern French school of physiological medicine.
As a source of inspiration to freedmen, Lydia Child offers a compilation of short stories, authored by noted abolitionists and former slaves, that showcase the accomplishments and courage of African-American men and women.