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John Wright Buckham

theologian

John Wright Buckham, American theologian. Member American Philosophical Association, British Institute cf Philosophy, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Phi.; Club: Berkeley.

Background

Buckham, John Wright was born on November 5, 1864 in Burlington, Vermont, United States. Son of Matthew Henry and Elizabeth (Wright) Buckham.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Vermont, 1885. Graduate Andover Theological Seminary, 1888. Doctor of Divinity, University of Vermont, 1904.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1888. Pastor Conway, N.H., 1888-1890, Salem, Massachusetts, 1890-1903. Professor Christian Theology, Pacific School of Religion, 1903-1937, emeritus since 1937.

N.W. Taylor lecturer, Yale, 1914. Chairman commission on theology of International Congressional Council, 1920. President John Muir Association since 1938.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Whence Cometh Help, 1902. Christ and the Eternal Order, 1906. Personality and the Christian Ideal, 1909.John Knox McLean, a Biography, 1914. Mysticism and Modern Life, 1915. Progressive Religious Thought in America, 1919.Religion as Experience, 1922. Personality and Psychology, 1924. The Humanity of God, 1928.Christianity and Personality, 1935. The Inner World, 1941. Co-editor of George Holmes Horrison, 1934.Contributor to religious mags. Lecturer American School of Religion, Athens, Greece.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association, British Institute cf Philosophy, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Phi. Club: Berkeley.

Connections

Married Helen E. Willard, January 1, 1889. Children: Margaret, Willard Bayard, Sidney Hickok.

father:
Matthew Henry Buckham

mother:
Elizabeth (Wright) Buckham

spouse:
Helen E. Willard

child:
Willard Bayard Buckham

child:
Sidney Hickok Buckham

child:
Margaret Buckham