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Chesebrough, David B.


CHESEBROUGH, David B. American, b. 1932. Genres: History. Career: Pastor of American Baptist churches in Gosport, IN, 1958-61, and Hammond, IN, 1961-70; Judson College, Elgin, IL, instructor in sociology, 1970-72; pastor of American Baptist church in Normal, IL, 1972-87; Illinois State University, Normal, member of graduate faculty in history, 1988-; Lincoln Land Community College, instructor, 1972-87; Lincoln College, Normal Campus, instructor, 1989-81, 1993-94; Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, adjunct professor, 1991; speaker at Knox College; retired in 2002. Publications: (ed.) God Ordained This War: Sermons on the Sectional Crisis, 1830-1865, 1991; No Sorrow like Our Sorrow: Northern Protestant Ministers and the Assassination of Lincoln, 1994; Clergy Dissent in the Old South, 1830-1865, 1996; Frederick Douglass: Oratory from Slavery, 1998; Theodore Packer: Orator of Superior Ideas, 1999; Phillips Brooks: Pulpit Eloquence, 2001; Charles G. Finney: Revivalistic Rhetoric, 2002. Contributor of articles and reviews to journals and newspapers. Address: Department of History, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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