Henry ward beecher

His woks


        Henry Ward Beecher loved books. It is no surprise then that Henry Beecher wrote several books during his lifetime. He also wrote many articles and lectures. His lectures were gathered and combined into a series of books titled Yale Lectures on Preaching. Some of his other books include: Summer in the Soul (1858), Evolution and Religion (1885), and Life of Jesus Christ, Norwood; or, A Tale of Village Life in New England (1867),and Plain and Pleasant Talk about Fruits, Flowers and Farming (1859).

        If you like to read some of Henry Beecher's Plain and Pleasant Talk about Fruits, Flowers and Farming, then you can visit the following website for a complete on-line copy of his book. The website is <http://www.hti.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=1&c=moa&idno=AGK7246.0001.001&view=toc>.

There are several other of his books and sermons on this site. 




Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher on Books


"Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?"      
        From <http://www.cp-tel.net/miller/BilLee/quotes/Beecher.html>


"A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors."
From <http://www.cyber-nation.com/victory/quotations/authors/quotes_beecher_henryward.html>.


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