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Edmund Hamilton Sears (1810 to 1876)
Unitarian
"It Came upon a Midnight Clear."

Birth of Edmund Hamilton Sears, author of the Christmas hymn, "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear." Sears was a Unitarian clergyman; but he was also a contradiction: for, while Unitarians deny the divinity of Christ, he claimed ". . . I believe and preach the divinity of Christ."


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