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George Croswell Cressey

Clergyman

George Croswell Cressey, American clergyman.

Background

Cressey, George Croswell was born on April 1, 1856 in Buxton, Maine, United States. Son of George W. and Sarah (Croswell) Cressey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin, 1875, A.M., 1878, Doctor of Divinity, 1899. Doctor of Philisophy, University of Leipzig, 1880. Graduate Andover Theological Seminary, 1884.

Career

Professor modern langs., Washburn College, Topeka, Kansas, 1880-1882. Entered Unitarian ministry, 1884. Pastor, Bangor, Maine, 1884-1890, Salem, Massachusetts, 1890-1896, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1896-1901, Portland, Oregon, 1901-1906, Effra Road Church, London, 1907-1913, Church of the Redeemer, New Brighton, New York, 1914-1924.

Lecturer Unitarian College, Manchester, England, 1912, Meadville Theological School, 1914 and 1928-1935. Delaware of America Unitarian Association to National Unitarian Assembly, in England, 1906, 27, American British and Foreign Unit. Assns. to National Liberal Convention, Holland, 1907.

Author: The Essential Man, 1895. Mental Evolution, 1894. Philosophy of Religion, 1892.

The Doctrine of Immortality in Liberal Thought, 1897. Soul-Power, 1899; Outline of Unitarian Belief, 1905. A Talk with Young People on Liberal Religious Thoughts, 1912.

The Distinctive Thought of Liberal Christianity, 1921. Home: Stoughton, Mass.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Essential Man, 1895. Mental Evolution, 1894. Philosophy of Religion, 1892.The Doctrine of Immortality in Liberal Thought, 1897. Soul-Power, 1899

    • Outline of Unitarian Belief, 1905. A Talk with Young People on Liberal Religious Thoughts, 1912.The Distinctive Thought of Liberal Christianity, 1921.

Connections

Married Lilian Maling, April.

father:
George W. Cressey

mother:
Sarah (Croswell) Cressey

spouse:
Lilian Maling