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Minister , university professor

Very Rev John Baillie CH was a Scottish theologian, a Church of Scotland minister and brother of theologian Donald Macpherson Baillie.

Background

Son of Free Church Minister John Baillie, he was born in the Free Church Manse in Gairloch, Wester Ross, on 26 March 1886.

Education

Master of Arts, University Edinburgh, 1908, D. Little, 1928, honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1930. Doctor of Divinity, University Toronto, 1930, Yale, 1934, Princeton, 1948. S.T.D., Dickinson College, 1933.

LL. D., Muhlenberg College, 1948. Doctor of Humane Letters, Wooster College, 1954. Student Universities Jena and Marburg.

Doctor of Theology, Budapest, 1956, Strasburg U., 1955, Jena U., 1958.

Career

1 son, Ian Fowler. Professor church theology Auburn Theological Seminary, 1919-1927. Professor systematic theology Emmanual College, Toronto, 1927-1930. Roosevelt professor systematic theological Union Theological Seminary, 1930-1934.

Professor divinity U. Edinburgh, 1934-1956, dean faculty of divinity and principal New College, 1950-1956. Fosdick visiting professor Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 1956-1957. Chaplain to the Queen in Scotland.

Appointed by the Queen, Companion of Honour, 1957. Copres. World Council of Churches, 1954-1960. Author: The Roots of Religion, 1926.

The Interpretation of Religion, 1929. The Place of Jesus Christ in Modern Christianity, 1929. And the Life Everlasting, 1934.

A Diary of Private Prayer, 1936. Our Knowledge of God, 1939. Invitation to Pilgrimage, 1942.

What is Christian Civilization?, 1945. The Belief in Progress, 1950. Natural Science and the Spiritual Life, 1951.

A Diary of Readings, 1955. The Idea of Revelation in Recent Thought, 1956. The Sense of the Presence of God, 1962.

Christian Devotion, 1962. A Reasoned Faith, 1963. Baptism and Conversion, 1963.

Home: 9 Whitehouse Terrace, Edinburgh 9, Scotland.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Roots of Religion, 1926. The Interpretation of Religion, 1929. The Place of Jesus Christ in Modern Christianity, 1929.And the Life Everlasting, 1934. A Diary of Private Prayer, 1936. Our Knowledge of God, 1939.Invitation to Pilgrimage, 1942. What is Christian Civilization?, 1945. The Belief in Progress, 1950.Natural Science and the Spiritual Life, 1951. A Diary of Readings, 1955. The Idea of Revelation in Recent Thought, 1956.The Sense of the Presence of God, 1962. Christian Devotion, 1962. A Reasoned Faith, 1963.Baptism and Conversion, 1963.

Connections

Married F. Jewel Fowler, April.

father:
John Baillie

mother:
Annie (MacPherson) Baillie

spouse:
F. Jewel Fowler