Episcopate in America; Sketches Biographical & Bibliographical of the Bishops of the American Church

Episcopate in America; Sketches Biographical & Bibliographical of the Bishops of the American Church

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...to his native city, he was first assistant minister, and, 1814, rector of St. Philip's Church. In this cure of souls he remained until his consecration to the episcopal office. In 1815 he received the degree of D.D. from South Carolina College. Gadsden's consecration took place in Trinity Church, Boston, June 21, 1840. The consecrators were Bishops Griswold, Doane, and McCoskry. After an administration marked by growth and spiritual development, and made noteworthy by his untiring labors and marked successes, he entered into rest at Charleston, June 24, 1852, and his remains were interred in the chancel of St. Philip's Church. "He, being dead," by the holiness of his life and conversation " yet speaketh." Works.--1. " Sermon on the Icath of Bishop Dehon, and an Essay on his Life" (1833); 2. " The Prayer-book as it Is "; 3. Three charges to the clergy. Photographed by W. C. Babcock, from painting by Mrs. Rollinson Colburn. Copyright by Mrs. R. Colburn. William IRollinson Wbittinobam. Born in the city of New York, Dec. 2, 1805, educated privately, and chiefly by his mother, a woman of the highest culture, Whittingham was graduated with distinguished honors at the General Theological Seminary; was made deacon by Hobart in Trinity Church, March I1, 1827; was advanced to the priesthood by Croes, in St. Mark's Church, Orange, N. J., Dec. 17, 1829; and was instituted to the rectorship of that church by the same prelate on the following day. He became rector of St. Luke's, New York, 1831, and in 1836 was made professor of ecclesiastical history in the General Theological Seminary, which position he retained until his consecration. In 1837 Columbia conferred upon him the doctorate in divinity. In 1859 St. John's, ...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236543718
  • 9781236543714