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Morse, Jedidiah
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(Aug 23, 1761, Woodstock, CT – Jun 9, 1826, New Haven, CT). A geographer and clergyman, Jedidiah Morse was educated at Yale during the period of the American Revolution (North America) prior to becoming pastor of the First Congregationalist Church in Charleston, MA. Throughout his life he remained a Calvinist opponent of New England Unitarianism (Unitarians/Universalists, 1789–1819). During 1798 and 1799 his efforts to expose a vast conspiracy allegedly directed by a group known a…

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Livingstone, David N., “Morse, Jedidiah”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_14490>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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