Pitman, John Rogers

Pitman, John Rogers an English divine, noted as a classical scholar and general litterateur, was born about 1782, and was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge, in 1804. He became preacher at Berkeley and Belgrave chapels, and in the Foundling and Magdalen hospitals, and perpetual curate of St. Barnabas Church, Kensington. He died in 1870. Of his publications, we mention Excerpta ex variis Romanis Poetis (Lond. 1808, 8vo): — Practical Lectures on St. John (1821, 8vo; supplement, 1822, 8vo): - Sermons for the Year (1825, 2 vols. 8vo; 2d series, 1828): — Practical Commentary on the Sermon on the Mount (1852). Mr. Pitman also edited the works of Dr. Lightfoot (1822-25,13 vols. 8vo), and Bingham's Origines Ecclesiasticae (1840, 9 vols. 8vo).

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