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Edward Increase Bosworth

theologian

Edward Increase Bosworth, American theologian.

Background

Bosworth, Edward Increase was born on January 10, 1861 in Dundee, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank S. and Sarah (Hunt) Bosworth.

Education

Student Oberlin College, 1879-1881. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1883. Bachelor of Divinity, Oberlin, 1886.

University of Leipzig, 1890-1891, Athens, Greece, winter 1891-1892. A.M., 1893, Doctor of Divinity, 1901, Oberlin.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1886. Pastor Mount Vernon, O., 1886-1887. Professor of English Bible, 1887-1890, professor New Testament langs. and literature, since 1892, dean, and senior dean, 1903-1921, dean, 1921-1923, Oberlin Graduate School of Theology.

Acting president of Oberlin College, 1918-1919. Lectured in Japan, 1907, in Turkey, 1911. Author: Studies in the Acts and Epistles, 1898.

Studies in the Teaching of Jesus and His Apostles, 1901. Studies in the Life of Jesus Christ, 1904. New Studies in Acts, 1908.

Christ in Everyday Life, 1910. Thirty Studies about Jesus, 1917. Commentary on Romans, 1919.

What It Means to Be a Christian, 1922. Life and Teaching of Jesus According to the First Three Gospels, 1924. Home: Oberlin. O.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Studies in the Acts and Epistles, 1898. Studies in the Teaching of Jesus and His Apostles, 1901. Studies in the Life of Jesus Christ, 1904.New Studies in Acts, 1908. Christ in Everyday Life, 1910. Thirty Studies about Jesus, 1917.Commentary on Romans, 1919. What It Means to Be a Christian, 1922. Life and Teaching of Jesus According to the First Three Gospels, 1924.

Connections

Married Bertha McClure, October 1, 1891. Children: Lawrence McClure (deceased), Edward Franklin, Richard Wilder, Sarah Frances.

father:
Frank S. Bosworth

mother:
Sarah (Hunt) Bosworth

spouse:
Bertha McClure

child:
Lawrence McClure Bosworth (deceased)

child:
Edward Franklin Bosworth

child:
Richard Wilder Bosworth

child:
Sarah Frances Bosworth