Stowe was the daughter of a prominent preacher, and the sister of the famous minister Henry Ward Beecher. This 1877 anthology of original and classic Christian hymns, essays, and homilies is organized by holiday, presenting thoughts for Advent, Christmas, the Epiphany, Lent, Passion Week, Easter, and the Ascension.
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About the Author
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) was an American abolitionist and author. Her Uncle Tom’s Cabin, as both a novel and a play, reached millions and was responsible for solidifying anti-slavery sentiments in the years leading up to the Civil War. Lincoln called her the little lady who started a great war.
Date of Birth:June 14, 1811
Date of Death:July 1, 1896
Place of Birth:Litchfield, Connecticut
Place of Death:Hartford, Connecticut