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Clergyman , educator

John Benjamin Anderson, British clergyman, educator. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Anderson, John Benjamin was born on December 28, 1869 in Wisbech, England. Son of Joseph and Mary Jane (Thomson) Anderson.

Education

Student Colgate Academy, 1886-1889. Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, 1896, Bachelor of Divinity, 1899. Postgraduate U. Berlin, 1906-1907, U. Göttingen, 1907.

Doctor of Divinity, University Rochester, 1916.

Career

Instructor eccesiology and English Bible, Colgate Theological Seminary, 1900-1906, associate professor, 1906-1908, professor, 1908-1919, professor New Testament interpretation, 1919-1923, professor Christian theology, 1923-1928. Professor Christian theology and ethics Colgate-Rochester Division School, 1928-1936, emeritus, since 1936.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Notes on Ecclesiology, 1901. New Thought—Its Lights and Shadows, 1911.

Religion

Holy Scripture always has been the authoritative and trustworthy guide for knowing and serving the God who is revealed as Creator, Savior and Advocate.

Politics

Christians acting as the salt of the earth and the light of the world have a responsibility to engage their culture, including participating in the political process.

Views

A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Connections

Married Rosena Downing Rowe, April.; married second, Bertha May Shirley, June 20, 1925.

father:
Joseph Anderson

mother:
Mary Jane (Thomson) Anderson

spouse:
Rosena Downing Rowe

spouse:
Bertha May Shirley