at Mount Auburn
is carved the words, ‘Poet, Patriot, Preacher, Philosopher, Philanthropist.’
The Rev. William Henry Furness
was a distinguished theologian whose sermons were published, best known for his books, ‘Jesus,’ and ‘Jesus and His Biographers.’
The Rev. Caleb Stetson
wrote many tracts, and his sermons and discourses were printed.
The Rev. Elihu Marvin
edited the Congregational Review
and a temperance paper, the Daily News
The Rev. Hosea Ballou
of Tufts College, wrote the ‘Ancient History
of Universalism,’ many pamphlets, and edited several hymn books.
His sermons and newspaper articles have been reprinted.
The Rev. Edward B. Hall
wrote a ‘Memoir of Mary L. Ware
,’ ‘Life and Character of Samuel Howe
,’ and the ‘Atonement.’
The Rev. Elias Nason
published several biographies, a gazetteer of Massachusetts
, and edited a hymn book.
The Rev. E. C. Towne
printed many of his sermons.
The Rev. James L. Hill
, retired from the ministry, now devotes his entire time to literary work.
He has written the ‘Growth of Government’; ‘Seven Sorts of Successful Sunday Evening Services,’ 1904; an election sermon preached before the Governor
and Legislature in 1878, and numerous pamphlets on religious, social and historical topics.
The Rev. Frank Ilsley Paradise
is the author of ‘The Church
and the Individual,’ a book that has received wide and favorable comment.
David Atwood Wasson
was one of the most notable preachers of his time.
He wrote ‘Christianity and Universal Religion,’ and a volume of poems.
Since his death his essays, critical, political and religious, have been collected and published.
A volume of his letters in manuscript, written to and presented by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
to the Medford Public Library
, are of great interest.