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Clergyman

John Henry Hopkins, Irish clergyman.

Background

Hopkins, John Henry was born on January 30, 1792 in Dublin, Ireland. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Fitzakerly) Hopkins.

Education

Doctor of Civil Law, Oxford (England) University, 1867.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1818. Rector Trinity Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, 1823. Assistant minister Trinity Church, Boston, 1831.

Helped open divinity school, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Elected 1st Protestant Episcopal bishop Vermont, 1832. Presiding bishop Protestant Episcopal Church (helped in reunion of Southern Branch), 1865-1868.

Author: Christianity Vindicated, 1833. The Primitive Creed, 1834. The Primitive Church, 1835.

The Church of Rome in her Primitive Purity, 1837. The History of the Confessional, 1850. The End of Controversy Controverted, 1854.

The American Citizen, 1857. A Scriptural, Historical and Ecclasiastical View of Slavery, 1864. The Law of Ritualism, 1866.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Christianity Vindicated, 1833. The Primitive Creed, 1834. The Primitive Church, 1835.

      The Church of Rome in her Primitive Purity, 1837. The History of the Confessional, 1850. The End of Controversy Controverted, 1854.

      The American Citizen, 1857. A Scriptural, Historical and Ecclasiastical View of Slavery, 1864. The Law of Ritualism, 1866.

Connections

Married Melusina Muller, May 8, 1816, 13 children.

father:
Thomas Hopkins

mother:
Elizabeth (Fitzakerly) Hopkins

spouse:
Melusina Muller