(12 Oct 1775 - 10 Jan 1863)
American minister , a Presbyterian, who favored religious voluntarism and competition and created voluntary organizations dedicated to social reform. He was the father of Henry Ward Beecher and six other sons, who followed him into the ministry.
Science Quotes by Lyman Beecher (1 quote)
No great advance has ever been made in science, politics, or religion, without controversy.
— Lyman Beecher
From'The Faith Once Delivered to the Saints', Sermon VII collected in Sermons Delivered on Various Occasions (1828), 259.