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Charles Augustus Briggs
b. January 15, 1841 – d. June 8, 1913 • Author • Presbyterian • Theologian
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Briggs, Charles Augustus
Briggs, Charles Augustus (1841–1913), OT scholar. After graduating at *Union Theological Seminary, New York, he studied in Berlin, was for some years a Presbyterian pastor, and in 1874 became Professor of Hebrew at Union Seminary. As editor (1880–90) of the Presbyterian Review he became known as a
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Briggs, Charles Augustus
Briggs, Charles Augustus (1841–1913)Internationally renowned as a biblical scholar, Briggs was the subject of a Heresy trial testing the openness of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. to higher criticism. After theological study at Union Seminary (N.Y.) and Berlin, Briggs served briefly in a pastorate
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Briggs, Charles Augustus
Briggs, Charles Augustus (1841–1913). Professor of Hebrew at Union Theological Seminary in New York (1874–91) and editor of the Presbyterian Review (1880–90). B. was later named professor of biblical theology (1891–1904) and then of theological encyclopedia and symbolics (1904–13). At his inauguration
Pocket Dictionary of Church History: Over 300 Terms Clearly and Concisely Defined
Briggs, Charles Augustus
Briggs, Charles Augustus (1841–1913). Briggs was a Presbyterian Old Testament scholar who touched off a firestorm of controversy when, in 1891, he delivered an address at Union Theological Seminary in New York on “The Authority of Holy Scripture.” In that inaugural lecture, he denied the verbal inspiration
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Briggs, Charles Augustus (1841–1913)
BRIGGS, CHARLES AUGUSTUS (1841–1913)Born in New York City, the son of Alanson Briggs and Sarah Mead Berrian, Briggs attended the University of Virginia. Converted during the 1858 revival, he decided to prepare for pastoral ministry. The Civil War temporarily diverted his plans, and he served in the
Who’s Who in Christian History
Briggs, Charles Augustus
Briggs, Charles Augustus (1841–1913)Biblical scholar and theologianBorn in New York City, Briggs was educated at the University of Virginia, Union Theological Seminary in New York, and the University of Berlin. Ordained a Presbyterian minister, he served a church in Roselle, New Jersey (1870–1874),