John Gresham Machen
b. July 28, 1881 – d. January 1, 1937 • Apologist • Presbyterian • Religious group founder • Teacher • Theologian
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Machen, John Gresham
Machen, J(ohn) Gresham (1881–1937)Militant conservative Presbyterian educator and NT scholar Machen was the son of southern parents and was raised in a cultured and pious Old School Presbyterian home in Baltimore. He studied at Johns Hopkins University, Princeton Seminary, Princeton University, Marburg
Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics
J. Gresham Machen
Machen, J. Gresham. J. Gresham Machen (1881–1937) was born in Baltimore and was graduated with a degree in classics from Johns Hopkins University. He studied at Princeton Theological Seminary under B. B. Warfield and R. D. Wilson. He also studied at Princeton University and as a fellow in Germany at
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Machen, John Gresham
Machen, John Gresham (1881–1937). Calvinist New Testament scholar and founder of two Christian denominations. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, of a wealthy family. Graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1905. In 1905–6 he did postgraduate study in Göttingen and Marburg. From 1906 to 1929 he taught
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Machen, J. Gresham
Machen, J. Gresham (1881–1937). After a solid classics education at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Machen enrolled at Princeton Seminary in 1901. Upon graduation, he did advanced work in Germany before returning to the faculty at Princeton. The rest of his life was devoted to New Testament studies
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Machen, J. Gresham
Machen, J. Gresham (1881–1937). A Presbyterian theologian who was a leading figure in the *fundamentalist-modernist controversy in the early twentieth century. Machen was one of the staunchest supporters of *Princeton theology at a time when American theology was becoming more modern and liberal. A professor
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
Machen, John Gresham
Machen, John Gresham (1881–1937). A leading American conservative theologian, NT scholar, and ecclesiastical controversialist. Machen was born in Baltimore of a distinguished southern Presbyterian family. He graduated with high honors from Johns Hopkins University, where under noted Greek scholar B.
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Machen, John Gresham (1881–1937)
MACHEN, JOHN GRESHAM (1881–1937)John Machen was a NT scholar, apologist and popular theologian, the last major advocate of the *Princeton theology, who by training and disposition was cut out for a life of scholarship, but who as a result of a tumultuous ecclesiastical conflict became a creator of new
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Machen, J. Gresham
Machen, J. Gresham (1881–1937)American Presbyterian apologist, theologian, and educatorBorn in Baltimore, Maryland, Machen was the son of a prosperous lawyer. His mother came from a prominent family in Georgia, and both parents, who were strong Christians, exerted a deep influence on Machen through
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J. Gresham Machen
J. Gresham MachenD. G. HartIn his day, J. Gresham Machen was widely regarded in the United States as one of conservative Protestantism’s most intelligent and zealous defenders. A professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary for most of his career, Machen was among the few major conservative