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Bennett, John Cook

Michael Quinn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Medicine and Health; Christian Churches and Denominations; Business and Management; Education; Alternative Belief Systems. 1614 words.

Bennett, John Cook (03 August 1804–05 August 1867), physician, religious leader, and entrepreneur, was born in Fair Haven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, the son of John Bennett, a...

Gavin, Frank Stanton Burns

Donald S. Armentrout.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Education; History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Theology. 1197 words.

Gavin, Frank Stanton Burns (31 October 1890–20 March 1938), Episcopal theologian and church historian, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of William James Gavin, a physician, and Laura...

Goldsmith, Joel Sol

Robert S. Ellwood.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Christian Churches and Denominations; Education. 519 words.

Goldsmith, Joel Sol (10 March 1892–17 June 1964), writer and lecturer on spirituality, was born in New York City, the son of Sol Joel Goldsmith, a prosperous lace importer, and his wife...

Hedge, Frederic Henry

Bryan F. Le Beau.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education. 1053 words.

Hedge, Frederic Henry (12 December 1805–21 August 1890), Unitarian minister and Harvard professor, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Levi Hedge, a Harvard professor, and Mary...

Higginson, Teresa Helena (1844–1905), Roman Catholic schoolteacher and mystic

Mary Heimann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Education; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1127 words.

Higginson, Teresa Helena (1844–1905), Roman Catholic schoolteacher and mystic, was born at Holywell in north Wales on 27 May 1844, the third child of the family of five daughters and three...

Morgan, Abel

Sally Schwartz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religious Studies; Education. 961 words.

Morgan, Abel (1673–16 December 1722), Baptist minister, translator, and biblical scholar, was born in Alltgoch, Llanwenog, Cardiganshire, Wales, the son of Morgan ap Rhydderch ap Dafydd, a...

Véron, Jean (d. 1563), religious writer and translator and Church of England clergyman

Carrie Euler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religious Studies. 1049 words.

Véron, Jean (d. 1563), religious writer and translator and Church of England clergyman, was probably born at or near Sens, for he called himself 'senonoys'; nothing is known about his date...