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Philip Wendell Crannell

theologian

Philip Wendell Crannell, American theologian.

Background

Crannell, Philip Wendell was born on December 26, 1861 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Matthew and Laura Adell (Prink) Crannell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1882 (commencement speaker). Graduate Rochester Theological Seminary, 1888 (commencement speaker). Doctor of Divinity, Ottawa, U., Kansas, 1901, Dartmouth, 1913.

Career

Principal public schools, Le Raysville, Pennsylvania, 1882-1883. Superintendent schools and principal high school, Luverne, Minnesota, 1883-1884. Actg. pastor South Alabama, New York, 1886-1887.

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1888. Pastor Baldwinsville, New York, 1888-1894, Corning, New York, 1894-1900, 1st Church, Topeka, Kansas, 1900-1904. Professor homiletics and pastoral theology, since 1902, 1st president Kansas City Baptist Theological Seminary, 1903-1926.

Head department of religion, Colorado Woman’s College, Denver, 1927-1931.

Works

  • Other Work

    • The Lesson Analyzed, 1910. The Survival of the Unfit, 1915. Crannell’s Pocket Lessons, 1917-1932.Character Crises in the Old Testament, 1920. The Book of Books—How to Appreciate the Bible, 1921. Seams of Glory, 1926.

Connections

Married Fannie Eleanor Grout, April. Children: Effie Euretta (deceased), Mistress Florence Crannell Means.

father:
Matthew Crannell

mother:
Laura Adell (Prink) Crannell

spouse:
Fannie Eleanor Grout

child:
Effie Euretta Crannell (deceased)

child:
Mistress Florence Crannell Means Crannell