Henry Martyn Dexter

DEXTER, Henry Martyn. b. Plympton, Massachusetts, 13 August 1821; d. Boston, Massachusetts, 13 November 1890. He was educated at Yale (graduated 1840) and Andover Theological Seminary (1844). He served as a Congregational Church Minister at Manchester, New Hampshire (1844-49), and Boston, Massachusetts (1849-67). He resigned his pastorate in order to edit the Congregationalist and Recorder. He was a prolific writer: in addition to his many sermons and discourses, he published Congregationalism: what it is, whence it is, how it works, why it is better than any other form of church government, and its consequent demands (Boston, 1871, Fourth Edition, 1874) and A Handbook of Congregationalism...

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