The Encyclopedia Americana (1906)/Munger, Theodore Thornton
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Munger, mŭng'gėr, Theodore Thornton, American Congregational clergyman: b. Bainbridge, N. Y., 5 March 1830. He was graduated at Yale in 1851, and at Yale Theological School in 1855. He held pastorates at Dorchester, Mass., 1856-60; HaverhilI, Mass., 1862~70; and Lawrence, Mass., 1871-5. He was for several years pastor at North Adams, Mass., resigning in 1885 to become pastor of the United Church, New Haven, Conn. He has been prominent in his denomination as well as an active supporter of municipal reform. He has published: 'On the Threshold' (1880); 'The Freedom of Faith' (1883); 'Lamps and Paths' (1883); 'The Appeal to Life' (1887); 'Horace Bushnell' (1899); 'Character Through Inspiration'; etc.