Joseph Cullen Ayer Edit Profile
Educated Harvard, Berlin, Halle and Leipzig. Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1887. Fellow Johns Hopkins, 1899-1900.
A.M., Doctor of Philosophy, Leipzig, 1893. Honorary S.T.D., University of the South, 1917. Doctor of Divinity from Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1931.
Doctor of Civil Law, Divinity School of P.E. Church, Philadelphia.
Deacon, 1887, priest, 1890, Protestant Episcopal Church. Assistant Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1887. Rector S. Groveland, Massachusetts, 1888-1890, Keene, N.H., 1893-1895, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1895-1899.
Lecturer on canon law. Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1901-1905. Professor ecclesiastical history, P.E. Division School, Philadelphia, 1905-1936.
Lecturer on History of Religions, University of Pennsylvania, 1927-1936. Rector St. Philip’s Church, Philadelphia, 1929-1936.
Member American Church Historical Society, Oriental.
Married Cora Julia Whittaker, January 11, 1894. Children: Caroline Elizabeth, Richard Gordon Lawrence.