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James Arthur Muller

Clergyman , educator

James Arthur Muller, American clergyman, educator. Member Liturgical communications of Protestant Episcopal Church, 1933-1940.; Member American Society Church History, Church History Society, American History Association, Anglican Society, Phi Beta Kappa; Club: Parsons. Travelled in India and Burma, 1930.

Background

Muller, James Arthur was born on December 23, 1884 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Jules and Susanna (Speidel) Muller.

Education

Student Central High School, Philadelphia, 1899-1903. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1907, Doctor of Philosophy., 1915. A.M., Harvard, 1910; Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1910.

Studied in Europe, 1912-1914. Doctor of Letters, Occidental College, 1943.

Career

Deacon, 1910, priest, 1911, Protestant Episcopal Church. Fellow in history, Princeton University, 1910-1911. Curate Trinity Church, Princeton, 1911-1912.

Fellow in church history, Episcopal Theological School, 1912-1915, instructor in church history, 1915-1917. Minister-in-charge Church of Our Redeemer, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1914-1917. Professor of history, Boone U., Wuchang, China, 1917-1919.

Assistant minister Church of Epiphany, New York, 1920-1921. Professor of history, St. Stephen’s College, 1921-1923. Lecturer in church history, General Theological Seminary, 1923.

Professor church history and lecturer in liturgics and polity, Episcopal Theological School, since 1923. Registrar of diocese of Massachusetts since 1942.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Stephen Gardiner and the Tudor Reaction, 1926. Revised edit. of George Hodges’ The Episcopal Church, 1932. The Letters of Stephen Gardiner, 1933.Apostle of China, A Life of Bishop Schereschewsky, 1937 (Chinese translation by Hari Singh Gour Wei, 1940). History of the Episcopal Theological School, 1943. Associate editor Historical Magazine of the Protestant Episcopal Church since 1932.

Membership

Member Liturgical communications of Protestant Episcopal Church, 1933-1940. Member American Society Church History, Church History Society, American History Association, Anglican Society, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Parsons. Travelled in India and Burma, 1930.

Connections

Married Gulli Lindh, December 23, 1919.

father:
Robert Jules Muller

mother:
Susanna (Speidel) Muller

spouse:
Gulli Lindh