Woods, Leonard, 1774–1854, American Congregational theologian, b. Princeton, Mass. He was prominent in upholding orthodox Calvinistic views in the controversy over Unitarianism as presented by William Ellery Channing, Henry Ware , and others. He was professor of theology at Andover Theological Seminary (1808–46) and published (1885) a history of that institution. Among his works are A Reply to Dr. Ware's Letter to Trinitarians and Calvinists (1821) and Remarks on Dr. Ware's Answer (1822).
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