Savage, Minot J. (Minot Judson), 1841-1918

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Birth 1841-06-10
Death 1918-05-22
English

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Minot Judson Savage was an American Unitarian clergyman and writer. He led congregations throughout the United States, including California, Chicago, Boston, and New York, openly supporting Darwin's evolutionary theories and social reform. Some of his most popular books discussed his views on life after death.

From the description of Minot J. Savage letter to Mrs. King, 1904. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51590010

Church of the Unity minister.

From the description of Letter : Boston, to Mary A. Livermore, 1894 May 15. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 610238778

Savage was minister of the Church of Unity, Boston, 1873-1896 (cf. Dict. of Am. Biog.).

From the description of Letter [18]88 Mar. 8 [Boston] to [E.C.] Stedman [New York]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364206

Minot Judson Savage (1841-1918) of Norridgewock, Me., became a Unitarian clergyman, author and lecturer. He interrupted his studies at Bangor Theological Seminary, from which he was graduated in June 1864, to serve as a delegate from the U.S. Christian Commission to the fields, hospitals and battlegrounds of the Civil War.

From the description of Papers, 1856; 1863-1864; 1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207169270

Minot Judson Savage (1841-1918) graduated from Bangor Theological Seminary in 1864, at which time he was ordained to the Congregational ministry. He served Congregational churches in San Mateo and Grass Valley, California ; Framingham, Massachusetts ; and Hannibal, Missouri . In 1873, he left the Congregationalists and joined the Unitarian faith. Rev. Savage served as pastor of the Third Unitarian Church of Chicago during 1873. In 1874, he accepted an appointment as pastor of the Church of the Unity in Boston and served there until 1896 when he joined the Church of the Messiah in New York . During his lifetime, Rev. Savage was a prolific author, and his writings include Christianity, the Science of Mankind (1873); The Religion of Evolution (1876); The Morals of Evolution (1880); Life Beyond Death (1899); and Can Telepathy Explain? (1902).

From the guide to the Savage, Minot J. (Minot Judson), 1841-1918. Scrapbook, 1887-1897., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

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  • African Americans--Religion
  • Women--Suffrage
  • Unitarian Universalist churches--Clergy--Correspondence
  • African Americans--Education (Elementary)

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  • Alabama (as recorded)
  • Kentucky (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • Mammoth Cave (Ky.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)