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Theophilus Lindsey

(1723—1808) Unitarian minister and theologian


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(1723–1808),

Unitarian. He held various livings in the C of E. He became doubtful about the doctrine of the Trinity and, stimulated in his unorthodoxy by friendship with J. Priestley, he joined in the ‘Feathers Tavern’ petition to Parliament against subscription to the Thirty-Nine Articles (1772). After its failure he became a Unitarian and from 1774 he conducted services in London.

Subjects: Philosophy — Christianity.


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