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Albert Barnes (1798–1870)

Barnes, Albert. An American Presbyterian minister and religious writer; born at Rome, NY, Dec. 1, 1798; died at Philadelphia, Dec. 24, 1870. For thirty-seven years pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia; he was best known by his ‘Notes’ on the New Testament (of which over a million volumes are said to have circulated), Isaiah, Job, Psalms, and Daniel. He wrote also ‘The Church and Slavery’ (1857); ‘Life at Threescore and Ten’ (1869); etc. His heterodox views caused the formation of the New School of Presbyterian theology (1837).