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POND, Enoch, clergyman, born in Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, 29 July, 1791; died in Bangor, Maine, 21 January, 1882. He was graduated at. Brown in 1813, studied theology with Dr. Nathaniel Emmons, was licensed to preach in June, 1814, and ordained pastor of the Congregational church in Ward (now Auburn), Massachusetts 1 March, 1815. There he remained until 1828, when he was dismissed at his own request, to become the editor of " The Spirit of the Pilgrims," a monthly publication that had just been established at Boston in the interest of orthodox Congregationalism. After editing five volumes, he became, in September, 1832, professor of systematic theology in the seminary at Bangor, Maine In 1856 he resigned to become president, professor of ecclesiastical history, and lecturer on pastoral duties in the same institution. In 1870 he was made emeritus professor, retaining the presidency. In 1835 he received the degree of D. D. from Dartmouth college. Dr. Pond's first publication was a review of a sermon against "Conference Meetings," issued by Dr. Aaron Bancroft, of Worcester, Massachusetts (1813), which led to a reply and rejoinder. The same year he reviewed "Judson on Baptism." He published a volume of " Monthly Concert Lectures" (1824)a " Memoir of President Samuel Davies " (1829)" " Memoir of Susanna Anthony'" (1830)" "Murray's Grammar Improved" (Worcester, 1832)" "Memoir of Count Zinzendorf" (1839) ; "Wickliffe and his Times " (Philadelphia, 1841)" "Morning of the Reformation" (1842)" " No Fellowship with Romanism" and "Review of Second Advent Publications" (1843)" "The Mather Family" 1844)" " Young Pastor's Guide" (Portland, 1844)" "The World's Salvation" (1845)" " Pope and Pagan" (1846) ;" Probation ..... Sweden-borgianism Reviewed" (1846" new ed., entitled " Swedenborgianism Examined," New York, 1861); "Plato, His Life, Works, Opinions, and Influence" (1846)" " Life of Increase Mather and Sir William Phipps" (1847); " The Church" (1848" 2d ed.. 1860)" "Review of Bushnell's ' God in Christ'" (1849); " The Ancient Church " (1851)" " Memoir of John Knox " (1856)" " The Wreck and the Rescue, a Memoir of Reverend Harrison Fairfield" (1858)" "Prize Essay on Congregationalism " (1867)" and "Sketches of the Theological History of New England" (1880). His college lectures have been printed under the titles "Pastoral Theology" (Andover, 1866)-"Christian Theology" (Boston, 1868); and "History of God's Church" (1871). He edited John Norton's " Life of John Cotton" (Boston, 1832).
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