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John Fletcher Hurst (1834–1903)

Hurst, John Fletcher. A prominent American Methodist divine and writer; born near Salem, MD, Aug. 17, 1834; died at Washington, DC, May 4, 1903. He became bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1880, and chancellor of the American University of his denomination in 1891. He wrote: ‘Literature of Theology’; ‘History of Rationalism’; ‘Martyrs to the Tract Cause’; ‘Life and Literature in the Fatherland’; ‘Outline of Church History’; ‘Our Theological Century’; ‘Bibliotheca Theologica’; ‘Short Histories of the Church’; ‘Short History of the Christian Church’; ‘Indika,’ a large illustrated work on India.