Love Divine: The Life of Henry Ward Beecher


This concise and fact-filled biography of one of the most famous Americans of the 19th century begins with the expectation of an adultery trial. The great Protestant minister and abolitionist, Henry Ward Beecher, was the defendant, accused of having had sexual relations with one of his parishioners, who also happened to be the wife of his best friend. All of Brooklyn seemed to be involved in the outcome, and Henry's own large family took sides, resulting in his wife never allowing one of his sisters to see or speak to him ...

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Love Divine: The Life of Henry Ward Beecher 2006, iUniverse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9780595380107

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