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VINCENT, Marvin Richardson, clergyman, born in Poughkeepsie, New York, 11 September, 1834. He is the son of a Methodist clergyman, and was graduated at Columbia in 1854, and for the ensuing four years was associated with Charles Anthon in the direction of Columbia college grammar-school. In 1858 he went to Troy, New York, as professor of languages in the Methodist university, where he remained four years. He studied theology privately, entered the Methodist Episcopal ministry in 1860, and in 1862 became pastor of a church in Brooklyn, New York His religious views having changed, he attached himself to the Presbyterian church, and on 18 June, 1863, he was installed as pastor of a church of that denomination in Troy. This he left in Nay, 1873, to enter upon the pastorate of the Church of the Covenant in New York city, which he left in 1888 to accept a professorship in the Union theological seminary, New York city. He received the degree of D. D. from Union college in 1868. Dr. Vincent, while in Troy university, in collaboration with his colleague, Charlton T. Lewis, translated into English Johann Albrecht Bengel's "Gnomon of the New Testament" (2 vols., Philadelphia, 1860-'2). He has since published, besides single sermons, tracts, and review articles, "Amusement a Force in Christian Training" (1867);" The Two Prodigals" (1876) ; "Gates into the Psalm-Country," a series of discourses (1878) ; "Stranger and Guest," a book of tracts (1879); "Faith and Character" (1880) ; "The Minister's Handbook" (1882); " In the Shadow of the Pyrenees," a volume of travels (1883); "God and Bread," sermons (1884); " The Expositor in the Pulpit" (1884); "Christ as a Teacher" (1886); and "Word-Studies in the New Testament" (3 vols., 1887-'9).
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