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Abraham Mitrie Rihbany Edit Profile

Clergyman

Abraham Mitrie Rihbany, Syrian clergyman.

Background

Rihbany, Abraham Mitrie was born on August 27, 1869 in Syria. Son of Mitrie and Marsha (Mutter) Rihbany.

Education

Educated American Boarding School, Suk El Gharb, Lebanon, 1886-1888. Came to the United States, 1891, landing in New York City, with 9 cents. Student Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, O., 1895-1896.

Doctor of Divinity, Meadville (Pennsylvania) Theological Seminary, 1922.

Career

Church, Morenci, Michigan, 1896. Ordained Unitarian ministry, 1900. Pastor 1st Church, Toledo, 1902-1911, Church of the Disciples (Unitarian) Boston, 1911-1938, emeritus.

Republican Syrian societies in America at Peace Conference, Paris, 1919.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Far Journey, 1914. The Syrian Christ, 1916. Militant America and Jesus Christ, 1917.America, Save the Near East, 1918. The Hidden Treasure of Rasmola, 1920. Wise Men from the East and from the West, 1922.The Christ Story for Boys and Girls, 1923. Seven Days with God, 1926. The Five Titles of Jesus, 1940.Widely known as lecturer on contrasts and harmonies between Eastern and Western civilizations.

Connections

Married Alice May Siegle, of Wauseon, O., November 15, 1894. Children: Marguerite R. (deceased), Edward H. Began preaching in Congressional.

father:
Mitrie Rihbany

mother:
Marsha (Mutter) Rihbany

spouse:
Alice May Siegle

child:
Marguerite R. Rihbany (deceased)

child:
Edward H. Began preaching in Congl Rihbany