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Joseph Stump, American theologian. Member American Academy Political and Social Science.

Background

Stump, Joseph was born on October 6, 1866 in Marietta, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Michael and Leah (Hoover) Stump.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Capital U., Columbus, Ohio, 1884, A.M., 1887. Graduate Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1887. Doctor of Divinity, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1908.

Doctor of Laws, Carthage (Illinois) College, 1925. Doctor of Humane Letters, Capital U., Columbus, Ohio, 1925.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1887. Pastor Great Bend, Pennsylvania, 1887-1889, Ephrata, Pennsylvania, 1889-1892, Grace Church, Phillipsburg, New Jersey, 1892-1915. Professor systematic theology, Chicago Lutheran Theological Seminary, Maywood, Illinois, 1915-1920.

Dean and professor systematic theology, Chicago (Illinois) Lutheran Division School, 1920-1921. President and professor systematic theology, Northwestern Lutheran Theological Seminary, since 1921. Author: Life of Philip Melanchthon, 1897, Bible Story, 1898.

Bible Teachings, 1902. An Explanation of Luther’s Small Catechism, 1907. Russellism, A Counterfeit Christianity, 1922.

The Christian Life, A Handbook of Christian Ethics, 1930. The Christian Faith; A System of Christian Dogmatics, 1932. Joint Author: An Explanation of the Common Service, 1908.

Translator and editor of Starck’s Daily Handbook, 1904.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Life of Philip Melanchthon, 1897, Bible Story, 1898. Bible Teachings, 1902. An Explanation of Luther’s Small Catechism, 1907.Russellism, A Counterfeit Christianity, 1922. The Christian Life, A Handbook of Christian Ethics, 1930. The Christian Faith

Membership

Member American Academy Political and Social Science.

Connections

Married Alice A. Cooper, June 18, 1891. Children: Marian Alice, George Paul, Anna Lydia (deceased), Joseph Luther, Rose Margaret Leah, William Richard, Theodore Emanuel.

father:
Michael Stump

mother:
Leah (Hoover) Stump

spouse:
Alice A. Cooper

child:
Marian Alice Stump

child:
George Paul Stump

child:
Anna Lydia Stump (deceased)

child:
Joseph Luther Stump

child:
Rose Margaret Leah Stump

child:
William Richard Stump

child:
Theodore Emanuel Stump