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Charles Simeon
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1759
Berkshire, England
Death: Nov. 13, 1836

English evangelical clergyman. He was born at Reading, Berkshire and educated at Eton College and King's College, Cambridge. In 1782 he became fellow of King's College, and took orders, receiving the living of Holy Trinity Church, Cambridge, in the following year. He was at first so unpopular that services were frequently interrupted, and he was often insulted in the streets. Having overcome public prejudice, he subsequently gained a remarkable and lasting influence among the undergraduates of the university. n 1792 he read An Essay on the Composition of a Sermon by the French Reformed minister Jean Claude. Simeon found that their principles were identical and used the essay as the basis for his lectures on sermon composition. Claude's essay also inspired Simeon to make clear his own theological position, the result being "Horae Homileticae," his chief work.
Kings College Chapel
City of Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: Vault
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Record added: Mar 19, 2012
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Charles Simeon
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The word of the cross is to them that perish foolishness, but to us that are saved it is God's power. 1 Cor. 1
- David Martin
 Added: May. 8, 2013
Rest In Peace, Reverend!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Jan. 14, 2013

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