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Finney, Charles Grandison

(1792–1875). B. Warren, Connecticut; pastor Second Free Presb. Ch., NYC, 1832; pastor Broadway Tabernacle, NYC, 1834–37; withdrew from Presb. Ch. and the Tabernacle became Cong. in polity 1836; prof. Oberlin (Ohio) Coll. 1837–75, pres. 1851–66; as revivalist emphasized “the anxious* bench.” See also Oberlin Theology; Revivals, 2.

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