University of Street Andrews.
He was known for his liberal views, and his work Religious Thought in England. Hunt was curate of Deptford, Sunderland from 1855 to 1859. And in churches in and about London until 1877, when, on nomination of Dean Stanley, he was appointed vicar of Otford, in Kent.
Hunt was on the staff of The Contemporary Review from 1867 to 1877, and was a contributor to other periodicals.
In theology he was liberal. He was created Doctor of Divinity of the University of Street Andrews in 1878.
Hunt married East. Thorp, or Eliza Sheppard Meadows (born 1845). She wrote as "Spes" and was the author of Legends of Saint Ives (1891).
Her novel The Wards of Plotinus appeared in 1880, under the name "Mistress
John Hunt". And a number of chapters in it were written by Hunt. She died in 1890.
Hunt was the author of:Poems from the German, London, 1852
Luther's Spiritual Songs translated, 1858
Essay on Pantheism, 1866, published at the St Ives Press by the Rev. William Lang
the later Pantheism and Christianity, 1884, was a revision
An incomplete edition of the poems of Robert Wild, 1870, with a historical and biographical preface, and a dedication in which Hunt refers to time as a curate in St Ives, Huntingdonshire
Religious Thought in England, 1870–78, 3 vols.
Contemporary Essays in Theology, 1873.