1868–1953

Introduction

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Born: Au­gust 5, 1868, Bing­ham­ton, New York.

Died: Ap­ril 11, 1953, Brat­tle­bo­ro, Ver­mont.

Buried: Moun­tain View Ce­me­te­ry, New Fair­field, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Biography

Tweedy at­tend­ed Phil­lips An­do­ver Acad­e­my, Yale Un­i­ver­si­ty (BA & MA), Un­ion The­o­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry, and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ber­lin.

Ordained a Con­gre­ga­tion­alist min­is­ter in 1898, he pas­tored at Ply­mouth Church, Uti­ca, New York (1892–1902), and South Church, Bridge­port, Con­nec­ti­cut (1902–09).

He then be­came Pro­fess­or of Ho­mi­le­tics at Yale Di­vin­i­ty School (1909–37). He taught li­tur­gy, mu­sic, and the arts, and was in­ter­est­ed in re­li­gious ar­chi­tect­ure.

His works in­clude:

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