Galusha Anderson

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Galusha Anderson
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Nationality American
Occupation pastor, theologian, university president
Religion Christian (Baptist)

Galusha Anderson (March 7, 1832, Bergen, New York-July 20, 1918, Wenham, Massachusetts) was an American theologian. He was born at Bergen, New York, and was educated at the University of Rochester and the Rochester (Baptist) Theological Seminary. "He became distinguished as a preacher of the Baptist denomination, and was called in 1866 from his Church in St. Louis to the professorship of homiletics, Church polity, and pastoral duties, in Newton theological institute." He held several other pastorates, became president successively of the Old University of Chicago (1878–85) and Denison University (1887–90), professor of practical theology at Chicago in 1892-1903, when he became emeritus professor. His writings include:

  • The Elements of Chrysostom's Power as a Preacher (1903)
  • Ancient Sermons for modern Times, a translation from Asterius (1904)
  • When Neighbors Were Neighbors, a Story of Love and Life in Olden Days (1911)


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