Martineau, James (b. 1805)

Martineau, James, rationalistic theologian, born in Norwich, brother of the preceding; began life as an engineer, took to theology, and became a Unitarian minister; was at first a follower of Bentham and then a disciple of Kant; at one time a materialist he became a theist, and a most zealous advocate of theistic beliefs from the Unitarian standpoint; he is a thinker of great power, and has done much both to elevate and liberate the philosophy of religion; his views are liberal as well as profound, and he is extensively known as the author of the “Endeavours after the Christian Life” and “Hours of Thought on Sacred Things”; (b. 1805).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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