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HARRIS, Samuel, clergyman, born in East Machias, Maine, 14 June, 1814. He was graduated at Bowdoin in 1833, and at Andover theological seminary in 1838. After teaching till 1841, and holding pastorates at Conway and Pittsfield, Massachusetts, he was professor of systematic theology in Bangor seminary in 1855-'67, and then president of Bowdoin, and professor of mental and moral philosophy there till 1871. In that year he became professor of systematic theology at Yale, where he still (1887) remains. He received the degree of D. D. from Williams in 1855. He has published "Zaccheus; the Scriptural Plan of Beneficence" (Boston, 1844); "Christ's Prayer for the Death of his Redeemed" (1863); "Kingdom of Christ on Earth" (Andover, 1874); and "Philosophical Basis of Theism" (New York, 1883).
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