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Moody, Dwight Lyman

(1837–99). Indep. evangelist; b. Northfield, Massachusetts; received grade school educ.; shoe salesman Boston, Massachusetts, 1854; originally Unitarian, became Cong. 1855; to Chicago, Illinois, 1856; opened a S S 1858; organized a nondenominational ch. 1863; pres. Chicago YMCA; conducted preaching tours in Eng. and Am. with I. D. Sankey*; founded the Bible school later called Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, and other institutions. See also Revivals, 2.

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