Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, edited by James
Grant Wilson, John Fiske and Stanley L. Klos. Six volumes, New York: D. Appleton
and Company, 1887-1889 and 1999. Virtualology.com warns that these 19th Century
biographies contain errors and bias. We rely on volunteers to edit the historic
biographies on a continual basis. If you would like to edit this biographyplease
submit a rewritten biography in text form.
If acceptable, the new biography will be published above the 19th Century
Appleton's Cyclopedia Biography citing the volunteer editor
Virtual American Biographies
Over 30,000 personalities
with thousands of 19th Century illustrations, signatures, and exceptional life
welcomes editing and additions to the
biographies. To become this site's editor or a contributor
or e-mail Virtualology here.
BUSH, George, theologian, born in Norwich, Vermont, 12 June, 1796 ; died in Rochester, New York, 19 September, 1859. He was graduated at Dartmouth in 1818, studied theology at Princeton, was a tutor there in 1823-'4, was ordained in the Presbyterian ministry, spent four years as a missionary in Indiana, and in 1831 became professor of Hebrew and oriental literature in the University of New York. He published a "Life of Mohammed" (New York, 1832), and a "Treatise on the Millennium" (1833), in which he maintained that that period was the time when Christianity supplanted Roman paganism. He also published a "Bible Atlas," "Illustrations from the Scriptures," a " Hebrew Grammar," and commentaries on Exodus and other books of the Old Testament. In 1844 he published a monthly magazine called "Hierophant," devoted to the elucidation of scriptural prophecies. The same year he issued, in New York, a work entitled "Anastasis," in which he opposed the doctrine of the literal resurrection of the body. Attacks upon this work, which attracted much attention, he answered in "The Resurrection of Christ." He subsequently united with the New Jerusalem church, translated and published the diary of Swedenborg in 1845, became editor of the " New Church Repository," and published in 1845 "The Soul, an Inquiry into Scripture Psychology," in 1847 "Mesmer and Swedenborg," in which he argued that the doe-trines of Swedenborg were corroborated by the developments of mesmerism, in 1855 "New Church Miscellanies," and in 1857 " Priesthood and Clergy Unknown to Christianity." A memoir of him, by W. M. Fernald, was published in 1860.
This site and its contents are not affiliated, connected,
associated with or authorized by the individual, family,
friends, or trademarked entities utilizing any part or
the subject's entire name. Any official or affiliated
sites that are related to this subject will be hyper
linked below upon submission
and Evisum, Inc. review.
Please join us in our mission to incorporate The Congressional Evolution of the United States of America discovery-based curriculum into the classroom of every primary and secondary school in the United States of America by July 2, 2026, the nation’s 250th birthday. , the United States of America: We The
People. Click Here