FISHER, GEORGE PARK: Congregationalist; b. at Wrentham, Mass., Aug. 10, 1827. He studied at Brown University (B.A., 1847), Yale Divinity School, Andover Theological Seminary (from which he was graduated in 1851), and in Germany. He was professor of divinity and college preacher in Yale College 1854-61 and professor of ecclesiastical history in the Yale Divinity School 1861-1901. He has written: The Supernatural Origin of Christianity (New York, 1865); Life of Benjamin Silliman (1866); History of the Reformation (1873; new ed., 1906); The Beginnings of Christianity (1877); Faith and Rationalism (1879); Discussions in History and Theology (1880); The Christian Religion (1882); The Grounds of Theistic and Christian Belief (1883); Outlines of Universal History (1885); History of the Christian Church (1888); Manual of Christian Evidences (1890); Nature and Method of Revelation (1890); Colonial History of the United States (1892); Manual of Natural Theology (1893); History of Christian Doctrine (1896); Brief History of the Nations (1896); and Edwards on the Trinity (1903).