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Carpenter, William (1797–1874), journalist and compiler of religious books

Joel H. Wiener.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Religious Studies. 1463 words.

Carpenter, William (1797–1874), journalist and compiler of religious books, was probably born in St James's, Westminster, on 8 August 1797, the son of William and Mary Carpenter. It is...

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Carus, Paul

Charles S. Prebish.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Journalism; Education; Philosophy. 898 words.

Carus, Paul (18 July 1852–11 February 1919), editor, author, and philosopher, was born in Ilsenburg, Germany, the son of Dr. Gustav Carus, the first superintendent-general of the Church of...

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Colby, Luther

Ann D. Braude.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Journalism. 695 words.

Colby, Luther (12 October 1814–07 October 1894), Spiritualist editor, was born in Amesbury, Massachusetts, the son of Captain William Colby and Mary (maiden name unknown). After a common...

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Cox, Samuel (1826–1893), religious journalist and author

Ronald Bayne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Religious Studies. 722 words.

Cox, Samuel (1826–1893), religious journalist and author, was born on 19 April 1826 near London, and educated at a school at Stoke Newington. At the age of fourteen he was apprenticed at...

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Dunn, Samuel (1798–1882), Free Church Methodist minister and religious journalist

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religious Studies. 761 words.

Dunn, Samuel (1798–1882), Free Church Methodist minister and religious journalist, was born at Mevagissey in Cornwall on 13 February 1798. His father, James Dunn, the master of a small...

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Foote, George William (1850–1915), radical journalist and secularist

Edward Royle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Journalism; Politics. 837 words.

Foote, George William (1850–1915), radical journalist and secularist, was born at 2 How Street Cottages, Plymouth, on 11 January 1850, the son of William Thomas Foot, customs officer, who...

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Fuller, Margaret

Joel Athey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Alternative Belief Systems; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 2643 words.

Fuller, Margaret (23 May 1810–19 July 1850), author and feminist, was born Sarah Margaret Fuller in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, the daughter of Timothy Fuller, a lawyer, and Margaret...

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Lewis, Angelo John [pseud. Professor Hoffmann] (1839–1919), journalist and writer on magic

Brenda Assael.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Performing Arts; Alternative Belief Systems. 756 words.

Lewis, Angelo John [pseud. Professor Hoffmann] (1839–1919), journalist and writer on magic, was born on 23 July 1839 at Crescent Place, St Pancras, London, the son of John Lewis, a coal...

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Miller, Hugh (1802–1856), geologist, evangelical journalist, and writer

M. A. Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Journalism; Religious Studies; Religion; Geology and the Lithosphere. 2495 words.

Miller, Hugh (1802–1856), geologist, evangelical journalist, and writer, was born on 10 October 1802 in Church Street, Cromarty, the first of three children of Hugh Miller (bap. 1754, d....

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Otway, Caesar [pseud. Terence O'Toole] (1780–1842), religious journalist and writer on Ireland

D. J. O'Donoghue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Religious Studies. 370 words.

Otway, Caesar [pseud. Terence O'Toole] (1780–1842), religious journalist and writer on Ireland, was born in co. Tipperary, the son of Loftus Otway, a merchant. He entered Trinity College,...

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