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theologian

Benjamin Lewis Hobson, American theologian.

Background

Hobson, Benjamin Lewis was born on July 31, 1859 in Lexington, Missouri, United States. Son of Benjamin Mosby and Martha G. (Barbour) Hobson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Central University of Kentucky, 1877, A.M., 1880. Studied Johns Hopkins. Graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1885.

University of Berlin, 1888-1890. (Doctor of Divinity, Central University of Kentucky, 1894, Doctor of Laws, same, 1912).

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1886. Pastor, Springfield, Missouri, 1886-1887, Crescent Hill Church, Louisville, Kentucky, 1891-1893. Professor apologetics, McCormick Theological Seminary, since 1893.

Home: Chicago, Ill.

Connections

Married Katherine Prather Humphrey, October 3, 1893.

father:
Benjamin Mosby Hobson

mother:
Martha G. (Barbour) Hobson

spouse:
Katherine Prather Humphrey