Upham, Thomas Cogswrell, Dd
Upham, Thomas Cogswrell, D.D.
an American divine and author, was born at Deerfield, N. H., Jan. 30, 1799. He graduated at Dartmouth College in 1818, and at Andover Theological Seminary in 1821, when he became assistant teacher of Hebrew in the seminary, and translated Jahn's Biblical Archeology. In 1823 he became associate pastor of the Congregational, Church in Rochester N.H., and in 1825 professor of mental and moral philosophy in Bowdoin College, in: which position he remained until 1867. He died in New York, April 2, 1872. Among his numerous works may be mentioned, Manual of Peace (1830): — Elements of Mental Philosophy (1839, 2 vols.; abridged ed. 1864): Outlines of Disordered Mental Action (1840): — Life and Religious Experience of Madame Guyon (1847):Life of Faith (1848): — Principles of the Interior or Hidden Life (eod.): — Philosophical and Practical Treatise on the Will (1850): — Treatise on
the Divine Union (1851): — Religious Maxims (1854): — Life of Madame Catherine Adorna (1856): — Letters, AEsthetic, Social, and Moral, written from Europe, Egypt, and Palestine (1857): — Method of Prayer (1859): — also The Absolute Religion (published posthumously in 1872).