Happy birthday, Edwin Chapin (Dec. 29, 1814 – Dec. 26, 1880)! ‪#‎Universalist‬ minister. ‪#‎Antitrinitarian‬. ‪#‎Abolitionist‬. Social reformer. Opponent of capital punishment. Longtime pastor of the Fourth Universalist Society in New York City (1848-1880). An eloquent preacher, described as possessing an “hypnotic” speaking style. Died in his home at 14 E. 33rd Street, NYC. Buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

foto di Marginal Mennonite Society.
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