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GORDON, Adoniram Judson, clergyman, born in New Hampton, New Hampshire, 19 April, 1836. He was graduated at Brown in 1860, and at Newton theological seminary in 1863. He was ordained 29 June, 1863, and in the same year became pastor of the Baptist Church at Jamaica Plains, Massachusetts. In 1869 he accepted a call to the Clarendon Street Baptist Church, Boston, of which he is still pastor (1887). He is a trustee of Brown University, from which he received in 1877 the degree of D.D. His publications include "Grace and Glory" (Boston, 1880) ; " In Christ " (1872) ; "Ministry of Healing" (1882) ; and "Twofold Life" (1884). He was also one of the compilers of the hymn-book known as the "Service of Song."
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