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theologian

Granville Dennis Edwards, American theologian. member of Commision on Surveys of International Convention Disciples of Christ, 1926-1932.; Member of Campbell Institute, American Oriental Society, Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis.

Background

Edwards, Granville Dennis was born on December 2, 1868 in Hamilton, Missouri, United States. Son of Solomon and Zerilda Ann (Hale) Edwards.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Missouri, 1897 (Phi Beta Kappa). Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1898, A.M., 1899, also registered in Harvard Division School, 1898-1900. Studied university of Berlin and Marburg, Germany, 1910-1911.

Study and research in Palestine and Egypt, 1922-1923. Doctor of Divinity, Indiana School Religion, 1929.

Career

Field representative of Bible College Missouri, 1907-1910. Professor of O.T. literature and interpretation, 1910-1936, acting dean, 1912-1914.

Dean, 1914-1934; same college. Leave of absence, 1936-1939 to engage in writing and reseach. Retired 1939. Vice president of Arizona Council Churches, 1942-1944.

President of religious conference Arizona State Teachers College 1943, retired 1944. Chairman of agitation committee, Anti-Saloon League, Hawaiian Islands, 1906-1907. President of Ministerial Union, Honolulu, 1907.

Ree. secretary of Board Education Disciples of Christ, 1915-1935. Member of Commision on Surveys of International Convention Disciples of Christ, 1926-1932.

Membership

Member of Commision on Surveys of International Convention Disciples of Christ, 1926-1932. Member of Campbell Institute, American Oriental Society, Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis.

Connections

Married to Ida May Moore, November 7, 1900 (died 1930).; married second, Mistress.

father:
Solomon Edwards

mother:
Zerilda Ann (Hale) Edwards

spouse:
Ida May Moore

spouse:
Mistress