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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.

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