1835-1923

December 30, 1835, Warwick, Massachusetts.

Son of Hervey and Hannah Barber, Henry was educated at the Deerfield [Massachusetts] Academy and Mead­ville Theological School, Meadville, Pennsylvania (1861). He held successive pastorates at Harvard, Massachusetts (1861-66); Somerville, Massachusetts (1866-84), and Meadville, Pennsylvania (1884-90). He also served as professor of philosophy and theology at the Meadville Theological School (1884-1904), and in 1904 became professor emeritus. He was a member of the American Historical Association and of the American Economic Association, and edited the Unitarian Review (1875-84).

  1. Far Off, O God, and Yet Most Near