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Liddon, Henry Parry

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an English clergyman, was born at Stoneham, Hants, August 20, 1829. He was educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, graduating in 1850. The following year he was Johnson theological scholar. He was ordained deacon in 1852, and priest in 1853. From 1854 to 1859 he was vice- principal of the Theological College of Cuddesdon, and at the same time examining chaplain to the bishop of Salisbury. In 1864 he was appointed prebendary in Salisbury Cathedral; in 1863-65, 1870-72, 1877-79, and 1884, he was select preacher at Oxford; in 1870 he was promoted to be canon residentiary of St. Paul's, London, and the same year was appointed Ireland professor of exegesis in the University of Oxford, which latter position he held until 1882. He died September 10, 1890. In 1866 he was Bampton lecturer, and in 1884 select preacher at Cambridge. He has written, Lenten Sermons (1858): Divinity of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ (Bampton lect., 1866): Sermons Preached before the University of Oxford (1st series, 1869; 2d series, 1880): Walter Kew Iamilton, Bishop of Salisbury: a Sketch (1869): Some Elements of Religion (1871): Sermons on Various Subjects (1872, 1876,1879): Report of Proceedings at the Bonn Reunion Conference in 1875: Thoughts on Present Church Troubles (1881): Easter in St. Paul's: Sermons on the Resurrection (1885, 2 volumes). See Contemporary Review, October 1890.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Liddon, Henry Parry'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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