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Clergyman

Adolf Augustus Berle, American clergyman. Mason.; Club: Harvard.

Background

Berle, Adolf Augustus was born on January 24, 1865 in St. Louis. Son of Protas and Elizabeth (Cornelius) Berle.

Education

Student Oblerlin College Theological Seminary, 1884-1887, Bachelor of Sacred Theology, 1887. Harvard, 1889-1891, Bachelor of Arts and A.M., 1891. Studied in Berlin, Paris and London.

Doctor of Divinity, Yankton, 1894. Drury, 1903 married Mary Augusta Wright, December 24, 1891.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1887. Pastor Brighton Church, Boston, 1891-1902, Union Park Church, Chicago 1902-1904, Crombie St. Church, Salem, Massachusetts, 1904-1908, Shawmut Church, Boston, 1908-1911. Professor applied Christianity, Tufts College, 1911-1914.

Associate editor Bibliotheca Sacra, St. Louis. Member survey committee New York Public Schools, 1934. Active in promotion of social. legislation.

Lecturer on educational topics. Municipal Independence Day orator, Boston, 1895. Honorary member Philosophical Association.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Modern Interpretation of the Gospel, 1900. The School in the Home, 1912. Christiantiy and the Social Rage, 1914.Teaching in the Home, 1915. World Significance of a Jewish State, 1917. Editor: Self Culture (10 vols.), 1919.Character Building, 1920.

Membership

Mason.; Club: Harvard.

Connections

Children: Lina Wright, Adolf Augustus, Miriam Blossom, Rudolf Protas.

father:
Protas Berle

mother:
Elizabeth (Cornelius) Berle

child:
Lina Wright Berle

child:
Adolf Augustus Berle

child:
Miriam Blossom Berle

child:
Rudolf Protas Berle