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Asa Mahan (1799–1889)

Mahan, Asa. A distinguished American Congregational divine and educator; born at Vernon, NY, Nov. 9, 1799: died at Eastbourne, England, April 4, 1889. He was president of Oberlin College, 1838–50; of Cleveland University, 1850–56; of Adrian College, MI, 1860–71. Among his works were; ‘System of Intellectual Philosophy’ (1845); ‘Science of Logic’ (1857); ‘History of Philosophy’ (1883). He published ‘Scripture Doctrine of Christian Perfection’ (1839) in support of perfectionist views.