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Edgar Young Mullins

theologian

Edgar Young Mullins, American theologian.

Background

Mullins, Edgar Young was born on January 5, 1860 in Franklin Company, Mississippi, United States. Son of Seth G. and Cornelia B. Mullins.

Education

Student Agricultural and Mech. College of Texas, 1876-1879. Graduate Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1885.

Student Johns Hopkins University, 1891-1892. Doctor of Divinity, Carson and Newman College, Tennessee, 1896, also McMaster U., Toronto, Canada, 1925. Doctor of Laws, Richmond College, Virginia, and Baylor University.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1885. Pastor Harrodsburg, Kentucky, 1885-1888, Lee St. Church, Baltimore, 1888-1895, First Church, Newton, Massachusetts, 1896-1899. President Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, since 1899.

Editor The Evangel, Baltimore, 1890-1895. Secretary Foreign Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, 1895-1896. President Southern Baptist Convention, May 1921-1924.

President Baptist World Alliance, since 1923. Author: Why Is Christianity True?, 1905. The Axioms of Religion, 1908.

Baptist Beliefs, 1912. Freedom and Authority in Religion, 1913. Commentary on Ephesians and Colossians, 1913.

The Life in Christ; The Christian Religion in its Doctrinal Expression. Talks on Soul Winning, 1920. Spiritualism a Delusion, 1920.

Christianity at The Cross-Roads, 1924. Home: Louisville, Ky.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor The Evangel, Baltimore, 1890-1895. Secretary Foreign Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, 1895-1896. President Southern Baptist Convention, May 1921-1924.President Baptist World Alliance, since 1923. Author: Why Is Christianity True?, 1905. The Axioms of Religion, 1908.Baptist Beliefs, 1912. Freedom and Authority in Religion, 1913. Commentary on Ephesians and Colossians, 1913.The Life in Christ

Connections

Married Isla May Hawley, June 2, 1886. Children: Edgar Wheeler (deceased), Roy Granberry (deceased).

father:
Seth G.

mother:
Cornelia B. Mullins

spouse:
Isla May Hawley

child:
Roy Granberry Mullins (deceased)

child:
Edgar Wheeler Mullins (deceased)