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Clergyman

Elwood Worcester, American clergyman.

Background

Worcester, Elwood was born in 1862 in Massillon, Ohio, United States. Son of David Freeman and Frances (Gold) Worcester.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1886. A.M., Doctor of Philisophy, University of Leipzig, 1889. Honorary S.T.D., Hobart College, 1897.

Doctor of Divinity, University of Pennsylvania, 1898. Doctor of Sacred Theology, Columbia University, 1929.

Career

Deacon, 1890, priest, 1891, Protestant Episcopal Church. Chaplain and professor philosophy and psychology, Lehigh University, 1890-1896. Acting rector St. John’s, Dresden, Germany, 1894-1895.

Rector St. Stephen’s Church, Philadelphia, 1896-1904, Emmanuel Church, Boston, 1904-1929. Author: Religion and Life, 1913. The Issues of Life, 1915.

Was Jesus an Historical Person?, 1927. The Allies of Religion, 1929. Body, Mind and Spirit (with Doctor Samuel McComb), 1931.

Life’s Adventure, 1932. Studies in the Birth of the Lord, 1932. Making Life Better, 1933.

Home: Boston, Mass.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Religion and Life, 1913. The Issues of Life, 1915. Was Jesus an Historical Person?, 1927.The Allies of Religion, 1929. Body, Mind and Spirit (with Doctor Samuel McComb), 1931. Life’s Adventure, 1932. Studies in the Birth of the Lord, 1932. Making Life Better, 1933.

Connections

Married Blanche S. Rulison, August 7, 1894. Children: Constance R., Gurdon S., Blandina, David.

child:
Constance R. Worcester