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Dwight, Harrison Gray Otis

(1803–62). B. Conway, Massachusetts; ABCFM miss.; traveled with E. Smith* from Malta through Asia Minor, Armenia, Persia, and back to Malta 1830–31; joined W. Goodell* in miss. at Constantinople 1832.

Dwight, John Sullivan

(1813–93). B. Boston; educ. Harvard Coll. and Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts; grad. 1836: Unitarian pastor; joined Brook Farm 1841. Est., owned, and ed. Dwight's Journal of Music (founded 1851, discontinued 1881).

Dwight, Timothy

(1752–1817). B. Northampton, Massachusetts; grandson of J. Edwards* the elder; Cong. cleric and educ.; educ. Yale U., New Haven, Connecticut; chaplain US army; pastor Greenfield Hill (near Fair-field), Connecticut; one of “Hartford Wits,” a group of literary and professional men centered in Hartford, Connecticut: pres. Yale 1795–1817; poet. Works include The Triumph of Infidelity: A Poem; Theology Explained and Defended; hymns include “I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord.” See also Near Haven Theology; Revivals.

Dwight, Timothy

(1828–1916). B. Norwich, Connecticut; grandson of Timothy; Cong. cleric and educ.; pres. Yale U., New Haven. Connecticut, 1886; resigned 1898. Works include Thoughts of and for the Inner Life.

Dwinell, Israel Edson

(1820–90). Prof. Pacific* School of Religion, Berkeley, California: assoc. ed. Bibliotheca Sacra.

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