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Joseph Barber Lightfoot
b. April 13, 1828 – d. December 21, 1889 • Bishop • Scholar • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Lightfoot, Joseph Barber
Lightfoot, Joseph Barber (1828–89), Bp. of *Durham. He was educated at King Edward’s School, Birmingham, where he made a lifelong friendship with E. W. *Benson (q.v.), and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was a private pupil of B. F. *Westcott (q.v.). He was ordained deacon in 1854 and priest
The Thiselton Companion to Christian Theology
Lightfoot, Joseph Barber
Lightfoot, Joseph BarberJoseph Barber Lightfoot (1828–1889) was one of “the Cambridge Triumvirate,” as it was called, with Westcott and Hort. He was Lady Margaret’s Professor of Divinity at Cambridge, and one of the leading revisers of the Revised Version from 1870 to 1880. He was appointed bishop of
Who’s Who in Christian History
Lightfoot, Joseph Barber
LIGHTFOOT, JOSEPH BARBER (1828–1889)Bishop of Durham; biblical scholarBorn in Liverpool, Lightfoot was educated at King Edward’s School, Birmingham, and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he became a fellow in 1852. He was ordained an Anglican priest in 1858 and taught classics in his college. In 1861