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Arthur James Moore, American bishop. Member Commission Inter-Denominational Relations and Church Union, 1934-1939; Mason (32°,Kiloton).; Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Moore, Arthur James was born on December 26, 1888 in Waycross, Georgia, United States. Son of John Spencer and Emma Victoria (Cason) Moore.

Education

Student Emory University, 1909-1911. Doctor of Divinity, Asbury College, Wilmore, Kentucky, 1922, Central College, Fayette, Missouri, 1924, Emory University, 1934. Doctor of Laws, Asbury, 1930, Southwestern U., 1935, Randolph-Macon College, 1939, Florida Southern College, 1941.

Career

Entered ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1909, ordained, 1914. Pastor various chs. until 1920, Travis Park Church, San Antonio, Texas, 1920-1926, First Church, Birmingham, Alabama, 1926-1930. Elected bishop May 20, 1930.

Bishop in charge missionary activities Methodist Church in China, Japan, Czechoslovakia, Belgium, Belgian Congo, Poland, Korea, 1934-1940. President Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia, 1941.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Sound of Trumpets, 1934. Central Certainties, 1942. Christ After Chaos, 1944.Christ and Our Country, 1945. The Mighty Saviour, 1952. Immortal Tidings in Mortal Hands, 1953.

Membership

Member Commission Inter-Denominational Relations and Church Union, 1934-1939. Mason (32°,Kiloton). Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Mattie T. McDonald, April. Children: William Harry, Wilbur Wardlaw, Alice Evelyn, Dorothy Emma, Arthur James.

father:
John Spencer Moore

mother:
Emma Victoria (Cason) Moore

spouse:
Mattie T. McDonald

child:
William Harry Moore

child:
Wilbur Wardlaw Moore

child:
Alice Evelyn Moore

child:
Dorothy Emma Moore

child:
Arthur James Moore