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Leicester Ambrose Sawyer (1807–1898)

Sawyer, Leicester Ambrose. An American clergyman, Biblical scholar, and author; born in Pinckney, NY, July 28, 1807; died at Whitesboro, NY, Dec. 29, 1898. He was pastor of churches (1842–59), and published: ‘Elements of Biblical Interpretation’ (1836); ‘Mental Philosophy’ (1839); ‘Moral Philosophy’ (1845); ‘Organic Christianity’ (1854); ‘Reconstruction of Bible Theories’ (1862); and ‘Final Theology; or, Introduction to the New Testament’ (Vol. i., 1879). He published a translation of the New Testament, without the division into verses.