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Ernest Ward Burch

theologian

Ernest Ward Burch, American theologian.

Background

Burch, Ernest Ward was born on September 4, 1875 in New London, Connecticut, United States. Son of Horace Orrin and Ellen (Melzard) Burch.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Boston University, 1911, Bachelor of Sacred Theology, 1912, Doctor of Philosophy., 1913. Studied university of Marburg, Halle-Wittenberg and Berlin, Germany, 1911, 12, 13.

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1901. Pastorates in N.E., 1900-1908, last 3 years in Newport, Rhode Island. Vice president East Greenwich (Rhode Island) Academy, 1914.

Professor Biblical literature, Dakota Wesleyan University, 1914-1918. Assistant professor New Testament Interpretation, Garrett Biblical Institute, Evanston, Illinois, 1918-1927, associate professor, since 1927. Author: Ethical Teaching of the Gospels, 1925.

Also Commentary on Book of Acts, and article, “The Structure of the Synoptic Gospels,” Abingdon Bible Commentary, 1929. Home: Evanston, Ill.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Ethical Teaching of the Gospels, 1925. Also Commentary on Book of Acts, and article, “The Structure of the Synoptic Gospels,” Abingdon Bible Commentary, 1929.

Connections

Married Harriet A. Squire, April.

father:
Horace Orrin Burch

mother:
Ellen (Melzard) Burch

spouse:
Harriet A. Squire