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Frederick Denison Maurice (1805–1872)

Maurice, Frederick Denison. An English divine, and theological and philosophical writer; born near Lowestoft, Suffolk, Aug. 29, 1805; died in London, April 1, 1872. He was professor at King’s College, London, in 1840; assisted in founding Queen’s College for women, 1848; was principal of St. Martin’s Hall, a workingmen’s college, 1854; professor of moral philosophy at Cambridge University, 1866. Among his works are: ‘Theological Essays’ (1853); ‘Ancient Philosophy’ (1850); ‘Mediæval Philosophy’ (1857); ‘Modern Philosophy’ (1862); the novel ‘Eustace Conway’ (1834). He was known as a leader in the “Broad Church” and in the Christian Socialist movement of his time. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).