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Phillips Brooks (1835–1893)

Brooks, Phillips. An American clergyman of the Episcopal Church; born in Boston, Dec. 13, 1835; died there, Jan. 23, 1893. He was rector of Protestant Episcopal churches successively in Philadelphia and in Boston, and was made Bishop of Massachusetts in 1891. He was an impressive pulpit orator and great spiritual force, and published many volumes of sermons and lectures; notably: ‘Letters of Travel’; ‘Lectures on Preaching’ (1877); and ‘Essays and Addresses’ (1894). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).