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Howell Harris
b. January 24, 1714 – d. July 21, 1773 • Hymn writer • Methodist • Religious movement founder
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Harris, Howel(l)
Harris, Howel(l) (1714–73), one of the founders of Welsh *Calvinistic Methodism. Born at Trevecca, near Brecon, he was intended for ordination in the Anglican Church. In 1735 he was converted to a life of great religious seriousness, and later in the year went up to St Mary’s Hall, Oxford. Unable to
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Harris, Howel
Harris, Howel (1714–1773)Welsh preacherBorn in Brecon and of a poor family, Harris determined to enter the ministry of the Anglican Church. After a period as a schoolmaster, he underwent a conversion experience and spent a short time at Oxford University. He soon returned to the life of an itinerant