MOODY, Dwight Lyman


MOODY, Dwight Lyman
(1837-1899)
   American EVANGELIST who gave up business to devote himself to evangelism. He made two tours in Great Britain (1873-75 and 1881-83). Founded Northfield Seminary for Girls (1879), Mount Hermon School for Boys (188l), and the Chicago Bible Institute (1889) which is now called Moody Bible Institute.

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  • Moody,Dwight Lyman — Moo·dy (mo͞oʹdē), Dwight Lyman. 1837 1899. American evangelist who toured major American and British cities and founded several educational institutions. * * * …   Universalium

  • Moody, Dwight Lyman — (1837–99)    Missionary and Educator.    Moody was born in Northfield, Massachusetts. He had a scanty education, but experienced an evangelical conversion and was received into membership of a Boston Congregational Church in 1856. After moving to …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • MOODY, DWIGHT LYMAN —    evangelist, born in Massachusetts; settled in Chicago, where he began his career as an evangelist, associated with Mr. Sankey; visited great Britain in 1873 and 1883, and produced a wide spread impression, especially on the first visit; b.… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Dwight Lyman Moody — (* 5. Februar 1837; † 22. Dezember 1899) war ein US amerikanischer Erweckungsprediger. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moody, Dwight L. — (183 7 1899)    widely popular and influential evangelist and revivalist    Dwight Lyman Moody was born in Northfield, Massachusetts, on February 5, 1837, one of nine children. At the age of five, he was baptized in the local Unitarian church. He …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Dwight Lyman Moody — noun United States evangelist (1837 1899) • Syn: ↑Moody • Instance Hypernyms: ↑evangelist, ↑revivalist, ↑gospeler, ↑gospeller …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dwight Moody — Dwight Lyman Moody Dwight Lyman Moody (* 5. Februar 1837; † 22. Dezember 1899) war ein US amerikanischer Erweckungsprediger. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dwight L.Moody — Dwight L. Moody Pour les articles homonymes, voir Moody. Dwight Lyman Moody, vers 1900. Dwight Lyman Moody (5  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dwight L. Moody — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Moody. Dwight Lyman Moody, vers 1900. Dwight Lyman Moody (5 février 1837 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Moody — /mooh dee/, n. 1. Dwight Lyman /luy meuhn/, 1837 99, U.S. evangelist. 2. Helen Wills. See Wills, Helen Newington. 3. William Vaughn /vawn/, 1869 1910, U.S. poet and playwright. * * * (as used in expressions) Moody Dwight Lyman Helen Newington… …   Universalium


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