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John William Johnson, British theologian.

Background

Johnson, John William was born on January 31, 1872 in Willington, County Durham, England. Son of Joseph and Jane Ellen (Galley) Johnson.

Education

Shurtleff College, Upper Alton, Illinois, 1899-1900, University of Chicago, summer 1903, Harvard, 1904-1905. Graduate Rochester Theological Seminary, 1906, Bachelor of Divinity, 1910. Bachelor of Philosophy, Rochester, 1909.

Graduate work philosophy, University of California, 1914-1918. Doctor of Divinity, Pacific School of Religion, 1922. License Theological, honoris causa, University of Göttingen, 1925.

Career

Pastor’s assistant in England, 1893-1896. Ordained Baptist ministry, 1901. Pastor Le Roy, New York, 1906-1909, Wenatchee, Washington, 1909-1911, Emanuel Church, Spokane, 1911-1913.

Professor systematic theology, Berkeley (California) Baptist Division School, since 1913. Traveled in England and Scotland, 1911, England, 1920. Sabbatic year spent in research at Heidelberg and Göttingen.

Chairman publicity committee Men and Religion Forward Movement for Spokane and Inland Empire, 1911-1912. President East Washington State Baptist Pastors’ Conference, 1911.

Connections

Married Sarah Brown Johnson, August 12, 1902. Children: Josephine Ella, Constance Howard, John William Stewart, Faith Seville.

father:
Joseph Johnson

mother:
Jane Ellen (Galley) Johnson

spouse:
Sarah Brown Johnson

child:
Constance Howard Johnson

child:
Faith Seville Johnson

child:
Josephine Ella Johnson

child:
John William Stewart Johnson