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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 738

Thayer, Ebenezer, 1734-1792. Sermons, 1774-1791.

This collection consists of four handwritten sermons by Thayer. They are concerned with four passages from the Bible: Genesis 4:4; Revelation 3:1-2; Deuteronomy 29:9 and 1 Corinthians 9:24. There are notations on the sermons noting where and when they were delivered.

Dates

  • 1774-1791
  • 1753
  • 1760-1766
  • 1766

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Extent

1 boxes

This collection consists of four handwritten sermons by Thayer. They are concerned with four passages from the Bible: Genesis 4:4; Revelation 3:1-2; Deuteronomy 29:9 and 1 Corinthians 9:24. There are notations on the sermons noting where and when they were delivered.

Biographical / Historical

Ebenezer Thayer (1734-1792) was born in Braintree, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard in 1753, and was a tutor at Harvard from 1760-1766. He was ordained a Congregational minister at Hampton, New Hampshire in 1766, and settled there permanently as pastor of the Congregational church for twenty-six years. He married Martha Cotton, and they had six children.

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Title
Thayer, Ebenezer, 1734-1792. Sermons, 1774-1791: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00738

Repository Details

Part of the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School Repository

Special Collections at Andover-Harvard Theological Library preserves and makes accessible primary source materials documenting the history of religion and theology, with particular historical emphasis on American liberal religious traditions. Though the historical strengths of the collections have been in the field of Christianity, other religious traditions are increasingly reflected, in step with Harvard Divinity School's evolving focus on global religious studies.

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