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Lyman Abbott (1835–1922)

Abbott, Lyman. An American author, son of Jacob Abbott; born at Roxbury, MA, Dec. 18, 1835; died in 1922. He was pastor of Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, from 1888–99, succeeding Henry Ward Beecher. He was associated with Mr. Beecher in the editorship of the Christian Union, and was editor of The Outlook, formerly the Christian Union. His writings include ‘Jesus of Nazareth’ (1869); a ‘Life of Henry Ward Beecher’ (1883); ‘In Aid of Faith’ (1891); ‘Christianity and Social Problems’ (1896); ‘The Evolution of Christianity’; ‘Signs of Promise’; ‘An Evolutionist’s Theology’; ‘New Streams in Old Channels’; ‘Personality of God’ (1905); ‘Industrial Problems’ (1905); ‘The Spirit of Democracy’ (1910); ‘Reminiscences’ (1915). See On Beecher.