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Fleming James, American theologian.

Background

James, Fleming was born on January 11, 1877 in Gambier, Ohio, United States. Son of Fleming and Mary Ella (Duvall) James.

Education

Graduate Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, 1891. Bachelor of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1895, Master of Arts, 1896, Doctor of Philosophy., 1899. Graduate Philadelphia Division School, 1901.

Doctor of Divinity, Berkeley Division School, 1926, Theological Seminary, Virginia, 1941. S.T.D., Philadelphia Division School, 1942.

Career

Ordained deacon, 1901, priest, 1902, P.E. Church. Charge St. Andrew’s Church, Philadelphia, 1901-1902. Charge American congregation, Church of Our Saviour, Shanghai, China, 1902-1906.

Charge St. Anna’s Mission, Philadelphia, 1906-1912. Rector St. Paul’s Church, Englewood, New Jersey, 1912-1921, St. John’s Church, New Haven, 1932-1935. Professor O.T. literature and interpretation, Berkeley Division School, 1921-1940.

Dean, professor O.T. School Theology, University of the South, 1940-1947, executive secretary O.T. section, Review Standard Bible Committee, since 1947. Editor Connecticut Churchman, 1924-1927.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Connecticut Churchman, 1924-1927.

Membership

Member Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, National Association Biblical Instrs., Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.

Connections

Married Rebecca Godwin, June 10, 1902. Children: Fleming, Margaret Langhorst, Francis Godwin.

father:
Fleming James

mother:
Mary Ella (Duvall) James

spouse:
Rebecca Godwin

child:
Fleming James

child:
Margaret Langhorst James

child:
Francis Godwin James