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The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Bixby, James Thompson

BIXBY, James Thompson, American author and clergyman: b. Barre, Mass., 30 July 1843. He was graduated at Harvard University, A.B. 1864; A.M. 1867; S.T.B. 1870; Ph.D. Leipzig, Germany, 1885. Served as pastor of Unitarian churches in Watertown, Mass., 1870-74; Belfast, Me., 1875-79; Meadville, Pa., 1879-83; and Yonkers, N. Y., 1887-1903; was professor of religious philosophy in Meadville Theological School, 1879-83, and lecturer on the philosophy of religion at Lowell Institute, Boston, 1876 and 1883. He is a member of the Authors' Club and Authors' League of America. Author of ‘Religion and Science as Allies’ (1895); ‘Ethics of Evolution’ (1900); ‘The New World and the New Thought’ (1902); ‘The Open Secret’ (1912); ‘What is Bahaism?’ (1912).