Greenwood, Francis William Pitt

Greenwood, Francis William Pitt a Unitariair minister, was born in Boston, February 5, 1797. He graduated at Harvard in 1814, and then pursued his theological studies.' He became pastor of the New South, Church, Boston, in 1818, but was soon compelled, on account of his health, to go to Europe. He returned in 1821, and passed several years in Baltimore, where he became editor of the Unitarian Miscellany. In 1824 he was made associate minister of King's Chapel, Boston, and, after 1827, pastor. In 1837-38 he was associate editor of the Christian Examiner, to which he was an able and frequent contributor for many years. He died August 2, 1843. Dr. Greenwood was a man of; an eloquent preacher, and a very accomplished writer. He gladly acknowledged as Christian brethren those who led a Christian life, though their theological opinions might lead them to exclude him from the fellowship of the saints." He published Chapel Liturgy (Boston, 1827, 12mo): — Psalms and Hymns (1830): — History of King's Chapel (Boston, 1833, 12mo): — Sermons to Children: — Lives of the Twelve Apostles (1838): — Sermons of Consolation (1842): — Sermons on various Subjects (1844, 2 volumes, 12mo). — Allibone. Dict. of Authors, 1:736; Christ. Examiner, 36:227.

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