Adams John Coleman
ADAMS, JOHN COLEMAN: Universalist; b. at Malden, Mass., Oct. 25, 1849.
He was educated
at the high schools of Providence, R. I., and Lowell, Mass., and at Tufts College
(A.B., 1870) and Divinity School (B.D., 1872). He has held pastorates at the
Newton Universalist Church, Newton, Mass. (1872-80); First Universalist Church,
Lynn, Mass. (1880-84); St. Paul’s Universalist Church, Chicago, Ill. (1884-90);
All Souls’ Universalist Church, Brooklyn, N. Y. (1890-1901); and Church of the
Redeemer, Hartford, Conn., from 1901 to the present time. He has been a trustee
of Tufts College since 1880 and of the Universalist General Convention since
1895. In his theological position he is a pronounced Universalist. His works
include The Fatherhood of God (Boston, 1888); Christian Types of Heroism
(1891); The Leisure of God (1895); Nature Studies in the Berkshires
(New York, 1899); and Life of William Hamilton Gibson (1901).