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Clergyman , educator

John Elliott Wishart, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Wishart, John Elliott was born on November 29, 1866 in New Athens, Ohio, United States. Son of William and Sarah (Irvine) Wishart.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Monmouth College, 1889, A.M., 1893, Doctor of Divinity, 1905, Doctor of Laws, 1922. Graduate Allegheny (now Pittsburgh) Theological Seminary, 1892, receiving Purdy Prize for scholarship. Post-graduate work university of Chicago and Berlin.

Career

Ordained to ministry United Presbyterian Church, 1895. Pastor Ingram, Pennsylvania, 1894-1904, Pasadena, California, 1904-1905. Professor Hebrew and O.T. interpretation, Xenia Theological Seminary, 1905-1923.

Professor church history, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1923-1927, professor systematic theology. 1927-1938; visiting professor theology, Near East School of Theology, Beirut, Syria, 1938-1939. Actg. pastor American Church, Berlin, Germany, 1913.

Author: The Spirits of Just Men Made Perfect, 1916. The Fact of Prayer, 1927. Also articles in theological reviews.

Home: South Pasadena, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • The Spirits of Just Men Made Perfect, 1916. The Fact of Prayer, 1927. Also articles in theological reviews.

Connections

Married Mary Alice Hill, June 28, 1897 (died 1929). Married second, Mistress.

father:
William Wishart

mother:
Sarah (Irvine) Wishart

spouse:
Mistress

spouse:
Mary Alice Hill