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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 382

Norton, Andrews, 1786-1853. Sermons, ca. early 1800s.

Sermons of Harvard Divinity School professor Andrews Norton.

Dates

  • early 1800s.

Extent

1 boxes

Biographical / Historical

Andrews Norton (1786-1853) graduated from Harvard College in 1804. In 1813 he was named the librarian of Harvard College and a lecturer on the Bible. In 1819 he was named the Dexter Professor of Sacred Literature at Harvard Divinity School. In reply to Emerson's famous Divinity School Address, Norton gave an address titled On the Latest Form of Infidelity in 1839. During his lifetime, Norton published Tracts Concerning Christianity (1852) and a three-volume work titled The Evidences of the Genuineness of the Gospels (1837-1844).

Arrangement

These sermons are arranged by number, when given one by Norton, and then by Scripture passage when no number was given them. Only one is dated.
Title
Norton, Andrews, 1786-1853. Sermons: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00382

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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