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Herbert Taylor Stephens, American theologian. Member Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) Conference Member of Parliament Church Chairman Michigan Inter-Collegiate Prohibition Convention, Ann Arbor, 1887.

Background

Stephens, Herbert Taylor was born on September 10, 1864 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, United States. Son of Oliver Perry and Mary Anna (Biddle) Stephens.

Education

Student Ohio State University, 1882-1887. Bachelor of Philosophy, Adrian (Michigan) College, 1888 (first honor orator and class poet), Bachelor of Arts, 1889, Doctor of Divinity, 1911. Western Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1888-1889.

Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1891, graduate work, 1893-1894. A.M., Harvard, 1893; fellow in church history, University of Chicago, 1907-1909.

Career

Ordained Member of Parliament Church, 1891. Pastor New Cumberland, West Virginia, 1891-1892, Congressional Church, Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1892, Waynesburg (Pennsylvania) Member of Parliament Church, 1894-1896. Professor historical and systematic theology, 1896-1909, dean College of Theology, 1909-1920, Kansas City U.

Professor philosophy and Biblical literature, Western Maryland. College, since 1920; also professor New Testament Greek and exegesis, Westminster Theological Seminary, since 1920.

Membership

Member Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) Conference Member of Parliament Church Chairman Michigan Inter-Collegiate Prohibition Convention, Ann Arbor, 1887.

Connections

Married Emma West Johnston, October 15, 1891 (died 1920).; married second, Maude Mary Cockins, December 25, 1924. Children: Brooks Palmer, Winifred Johnston, Dorothy, Lois Biddle, Herbert Roosevelt.

child:
Brooks Palmer Stephens