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Gordon, George Angier (1853–1929)

  1. P. C. Kemeny

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc0600

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

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Kemeny, P. C. 2011. Gordon, George Angier (1853–1929). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011


George Angier Gordon, Congregationalist minister and liberal Protestant theologian, was born to George and Catherine Gordon on the estate of Pitodrie, in Oyne parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, where his father worked as an overseer. At the age of 18, Gordon emigrated to Boston, Massachusetts.


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  • gordon, defender of 19th century morality;
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  • copley square, boston,.as pastor;
  • expressing, christian faith in modern terms;
  • three key convictions, heart of protestant modernism;
  • suppression of vice