Burnap, George Washington
Burnap, George Washington a Unitarian divine and writer, was born in Merrimac, New Hampshire, Nov. 30, 1802, graduated at Harvard College in 1824, was ordained pastor of the Unitarian church in Baltimore April 23, 1828, and continued its pastor until his death, Sept. 8, 1859. In 1849 he received the degree of D.D. from Harvard College. He was a frequent contributor to various periodicals, and the author of a large number of books, among which the following are the most important:
1. Lectures on the Doctrines of Controversy between Unitarians and other Denominations of Christians (1835): —
2. Lectures to Young Men on the Cultivation of the Mind (Baltimore, 1840, 12mo): —
3. Expository Lectures on the principal Texts of the Bible which relate to the Doctrine of the Trinity (Boston, 1845): —
4. Popular Objections to Unitarian Christianity considered and answered (1848): —
5. Christianity, its Essence and Evidence (1855).