Karen Miller's Reviews > The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher

The Most Famous Man in America by Debby Applegate
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Dec 03, 2010

really liked it
Read in November, 2010

An interesting history about a controversial preacher from a controversial family. Describes the religious atmosphere during the early-mid 19th century and the shift away from Calvanism. Also describes the impact of religion on the abolition of slavery.

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