David Riddle Breed
He graduated at Hamilton College in 1867 and at Auburn Theological Seminary (Presbyterian) in 1870. He held pastorates in St. Paul and Chicago until 1894, when he was called to the First Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh.
Among his publications are many tracts, notably More Light, which has a wide circulation; works on hymnody, especially the frequently reprinted History and Use of Hymns and Hymn Tunes; Abraham, the Typical Life of Faith (1886); History of the Preparation of the World for Christ (1891); Preparing to Preach (1911).
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Peck, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "article name needed". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.
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