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Charles Thomas Paul

Clergyman , educator

Charles Thomas Paul, Canadian clergyman, educator. Member Board of Missionary Preparation, New York, also Chairman of Commission on Buddhism; member literature section Committee on Coöperation in Latin America, New New York; Member Panama Congress on Christian work in Latin America, 1916.

Background

Paul, Charles Thomas was born on August 15, 1869 in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. Son of Harvey and Eliza (Mitchell) Paul.

Education

Studied foreign languages under teachers in America and Europe. Bachelor of Arts, Hiram (Ohio) College, 1901, Master of Arts, 1902. Post-graduate work in Romance langs., Western Reserve University, 1902-1903.

Doctor of Divinity College of Missions, 1933.

Career

Founder, and principal Toronto (Canada) School of Langs., 1894-1897. Ordained ministry Disciples of Christ, 1898. Pastor Cecil St. Church of Christ, Toronto, 1897-1900.

Founder. 1897, and editor Christian Messenger (official organ Disciples of Christ in Ontario) and The Tibetan (devoted to ethnology of Central Asia and Christian missions in Tibet). Professor modern langs., Hiram College, 1900-1905. Missionary in China and Professor of English, University of Nanking, 1905-1906.

Professor comparative religion and missionary linguistics Hiram College, 1907-1910. Founder, 1910, and president College of Missions, Indianapolis.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Missionary Mountain Peaks, 1912. Presentation of the Christian Message to Pagan Africa, 1914. The Call of China, 1919.The Presentation of the Christian Message to Buddhists, 1919.

Membership

Member Board of Missionary Preparation, New York, also Chairman of Commission on Buddhism. Member literature section Committee on Coöperation in Latin America, New New York. Member Panama Congress on Christian work in Latin America, 1916.

Connections

Married Jessie May Williams, 1891.

father:
Harvey Paul

mother:
Eliza (Mitchell) Paul

spouse:
Jessie May Williams