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Horace Bushnell
1802 - 1876

      Horace Bushnell was an American Congregational clergyman and theologian. Bushnell was a Yankee born in the village of Bantam, township of Litchfield, Connecticut.

      He graduated at Yale in 1827, was literary editor of the New York Journal of Commerce from 1828–1829, and in 1829 became a tutor at Yale. Here he initially studied law, but in 1831 he entered the theology department of Yale College.

      In May, 1833 Bushnell was ordained pastor of the North Congregational church in Hartford, Connecticut, where he remained until 1859, when due to extended poor health he resigned his pastorate. Thereafter he held no appointed office, but, until his death at Hartford in 1876, he was a prolific author and occasionally preached.

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Christ and the Salvation - Table of Contents
      "And she brought forth her first-born son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn."-Luke ii. 7. In the birth and birthplace of Jesus, there is something beautifully correspondent with his personal fortunes afterward, and also of the fortunes of his gospel, even down to our ow ...read
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Sermons for the New Life - Table of Contents
      Isaiah xlv. 5.-"I girded thee, though thou hast not known me," So beautiful is the character and history of Cyrus, the person here addressed, that many have doubted whether the sketch given by Xenophon was not intended as an idealizing, or merely romantic picture. And yet, there have been examples of as great beauty unfolded, here and there, in ...read
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The Character of Jesus - Table of Contents
       THE CHARACTER OF JESUS FORBIDDING HIS POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION WITH MEN. BY HORACE BUSHNELL. PUBLISHER'S ADVERTISEMENT. In this little volume we reprint, with consent of the Author, the tenth chapter of his Treatise, Nature and the Supernatural. This chapter, taken as a sketch of the self-evidencing, superhuman character of ...read

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