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American Ministers (post-Colonial)

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  • Frederick Stancliff (1931 - 2013)
    State Auditor, Preacher,Elder, Bible Teacher, and Missionary.
  • Bishop William M. Brown (1855 - 1937)
    William Montgomery Brown (1855 – 1937), sometimes called "Bad Bishop" Brown, was an Anglican clergyman and author. Brown, of Galion, Ohio was consecrated a Bishop of the Episcopal Church, but is...
  • Rev. George Junkin, D. D., LL. D. (1790 - 1868)
    Rev. George Junkin, D. D., LL. D. (November 1, 1790 – May 20, 1868) was an American educator and Presbyterian minister who served as the first president of Lafayette College and later as presi...
  • William Bell Riley ("The Grand Old Man of Fundamentalism") (1861 - 1947)
    William Bell Riley (March 22, 1861 in Greene County, Indiana, USA – December 5, 1947 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) was known as "The Grand Old Man of Fundamentalism." After being educated at norm...
  • Charles Augustus Briggs (1841 - 1913)
    Charles Augustus Briggs (January 15, 1841 – June 8, 1913), American Presbyterian scholar and theologian, was born in New York City, the son of Alanson Briggs and Sarah Mead Berrian. He was exc...

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Minister (Christianity)

In Christian churches, a minister is someone who is authorized by a church or religious organization to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading services such as weddings, baptisms or funerals; or otherwise providing spiritual guidance to the community. The term is taken from Latin minister "servant, attendant", which itself was derived from minus "less".