James Murdock Edit Profile
Graduated from Yale, 1797. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Harvard, 1819.
Church, Princeton, Massachusetts, 1802-1805. Professor ancient languages U. Vermont, 1815-1819, also taught mathematics and natural philosophy. Professor sacred rhetoric and ecclesiastical history Andover Theological Seminary, 1819-1828.
President Connecticut Academy Arts and Sciences. Vice president Connecticut Philological Society. Member American Oriental Society Author: Sketches of Modern Philosophy, 1842.
Translator: Mosheim’s Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, 3 vols., 1832. The Literal Translation of the Whole New Testament from the Ancient Syriac Version, 1851.
Member American Oriental Society.
Married Rebecca Atwater, October 8, 1799, 10 children.