(1829-1916) American educator, editor of the Providence journal and minister to China and Turkey

J. B. Angell

(1829-1916) American educator, editor of the Providence journal and minister to China and Turkey

(1775-1863) Presbyterian minister and revivalist who called for constant church services and strong opposition to drinking.

Lyman Beecher

(1775-1863) Presbyterian minister and revivalist who called for constant church services and strong…

Irish and Scottish missionaries were instrumental in the spread of Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England and the Frankish Empire during the 6th and 7th centuries.

Celtic Missionaries Starting on a Voyage

Irish and Scottish missionaries were instrumental in the spread of Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England…

(1703-1758) American theologian and president of Princeton.

Jonathan Edwards

(1703-1758) American theologian and president of Princeton.

(1803-1882) Author and minister that wrote Society and Solitude and Letters and Social Arms.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803-1882) Author and minister that wrote Society and Solitude and Letters and Social Arms.

A portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson was an American Poet, essayist, and a leader of Transcendentalist movement in the 19 century.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson was an American Poet, essayist, and a leader of Transcendentalist…

"He assisted in the making of history for nearly half a century, and is, in some respects, the most remarkable, if not the greatest, man in Europe." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

William Gladstone

"He assisted in the making of history for nearly half a century, and is, in some respects, the most…

(1822-1909) Minister who wrote The Man Without a Country to encourage patriotism during the Civil War.

Edward Everett Hale

(1822-1909) Minister who wrote The Man Without a Country to encourage patriotism during the Civil War.

Having taken holy orders in 1807, he took up the family living of Hodnet in Shropshire. In 1809 he married Amelia Shipley, daughter of the Dean of St Asaph. He was made prebendary of St Asaph in 1812, appointed Bampton lecturer for 1815, preacher at Lincoln's Inn in 1822, and Bishop of Calcutta in January 1823. Before sailing for India he received the degree of D.D. from the University of Oxford. In India, Bishop Heber laboured indefatigably - not only for the good of his own diocese, but for the spread of Christianity throughout the East. He toured the country, consecrating churches, founding schools and discharging other Christian duties. Heber was a pious man of profound learning, literary taste and great practical energy. His fame rests mainly on his hymns.

Bishop Reginald Heber

Having taken holy orders in 1807, he took up the family living of Hodnet in Shropshire. In 1809 he married…

George Herbert (April 3, 1593 – March 1, 1633) was a Welsh poet, orator and a priest. He went to college with the intention of becoming a priest, but his scholarship attracted the attention of King James I. Herbert served in parliament for two years. In 1630, in his late thirties he gave up his secular ambitions and took holy orders in the Church of England, spending the rest of his life as a rector of the little parish of St. Andrew Bemerton, near Salisbury.

George Herbert's Rector House, Bemerton

George Herbert (April 3, 1593 – March 1, 1633) was a Welsh poet, orator and a priest. He went…

Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 - May 9, 1911) was an American minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier.

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 - May 9, 1911) was an American minister, author, abolitionist,…

(1899-1981) Preacher and writer that wrote Studies in the Sermon on the Mount.

Reverend David Jones

(1899-1981) Preacher and writer that wrote Studies in the Sermon on the Mount.

An Assyrian King and his chief Minister.

Assyrian King and his Chief Minster

An Assyrian King and his chief Minister.

John Coleridge Patteson (April 1, 1827 – September 20, 1871) was an Anglican bishop and martyr. On 20 September 1871 he was murdered on the island of Nukapu in the Solomon Islands, where he had landed alone. Natives killed him as revenge against the abduction of some natives by white men months earlier. His death became a cause celebre in England and increased interest both in missionary work and in improvement of the working conditions in Melanesia. His life is celebrated in the Church of England as a saintly one.

Bishop Patteson's House, Norfolk Island

John Coleridge Patteson (April 1, 1827 – September 20, 1871) was an Anglican bishop and martyr.…

(1717-1787) French minister of Foreign Affairs and confidential advisor to the King

Charles Gravier, Count De Vergennes

(1717-1787) French minister of Foreign Affairs and confidential advisor to the King