Samuel Hart (clergyman)

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Samuel Hart

Samuel Hart (1845 – March 1917) was an American Episcopal clergyman.

Biography[edit]

He was born at Saybrook, Connecticut. He graduated at Trinity College in 1866, after 1868 taught at that institution, and was made professor of Latin in 1883. He was ordained priest in 1870, and in 1893 he was elected Bishop of Vermont, but declined the office. In 1886 he became custodian of the Standard Prayer-Book of his church, and in 1892 secretary of the House of Bishops. In 1899 he became vice dean and professor of doctrinal theology and the Prayer-Book, and in 1908 dean, at the Berkeley Divinity School. He was elected president of the American Philological Association in 1891. He died in 1917.[1]

Publications[edit]

He published editions of Juvenal (1873) and Persius (1875); edited Bishop Seabury's Communion Office (1874) and Historical Sermons of Bishop Seabury (1883–1886); and wrote on The Book of Common Prayer (1910) and Faith and the Faith (the Bohlen lectures, 1914).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tributes Paid To Rev. Dr. Samuel Hart". Hartford Courant. March 26, 1917. Retrieved 2010-04-18. Honor was paid to the memory of Rev. Dr. Samuel Hart, late dean of the Berkeley Divinity School, Middletown, in a memorial service at the Church of the Good Shepherd Yesterday afternoon, at which clergymen from various parts of the state were in attendance and for which the...