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Harris, Samuel.

1. (1724–ca. 1794). “Apostle of Virginia” Bap. cleric; b. Hanover Co., Virginia; converted 1758; ordained 1769; designated “apostle” 1774 by Virginia Gen. Assoc. of Separate Baps. (see Baptist Churches, 24); devoted his fortune to religious and charitable work. 2. (1814–99). B. East Machias, Maine; educ. Bowdoin Coll., Brunswick, Maine, and Andover (Massachusetts) Theol. Sem.; Cong. cleric; prof. systematic theol. Bangor (Maine) Theol. Sem. 1855–67; pres. Bowdoin Coll. 1867–71; prof. Divinity School, Yale U., New Haven, Connecticut, 1871–96. Works include Zaccheus; The Philosophical Basis of Theism.

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