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Robert Norwood

Clergyman

Robert Norwood, clergyman.

Background

Norwood, Robert was born on March 27, 1874 in New Ross, Nova Scoti. Son of Joseph William and Edith Matilda (Harding) Norwood.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of King’s College, Windsor, Nova Scoti, 1897, Master of Arts, 1902, Doctor of Civil Law, 1921. Post-graduate work in philosophy, Columbia, 1908-1910. Doctor of Literature, Acadia U., Wolfville, Nova Scoti, 1924.

S.T.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1926. Doctor of Divinity, Rollins College, 1929.

Career

Deacon, 1897, priest, 1898, Protestant Episcopal Church. Missionary, St. Andrew’s Church, Neil’s Harbor, Cape Breton, 1898-1899. Curate St. Luke’s Church, Hubbards, Nova Scoti, 1899-1901.

Rector Trinity Church, Bridgewater, Nova Scoti, 1901-1907, All Saints Church, Spring Hill, 1908-1910. Assistant rector Trinity Church, Montreal, Canada, 1910-1912. Rector Memorial Church, London, Ontario, 1912-1917, St. Paul’s Church, Overbrook, Philadelphia, 1917-1925, St. Bartholomew’s Church, New York, since 1925.

Naturalized citizen of the United States, 1923. Author: His Lady of the Sonnets, 1915. The Witch of Endor, 1916.

The Piper and the Reed, 1917. The Modernists, 1918. The Man of Kerioth, 1919.

Bill Boram, 1921; Mother and Son, 1925. The Heresy of Antioch, 1928. The Steep Ascent, 1928.

The Man Who Dared to Be God, 1929. His Glorious Body, 1930. Issa, 1931. Home: New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: His Lady of the Sonnets, 1915. The Witch of Endor, 1916. The Piper and the Reed, 1917.The Modernists, 1918. The Man of Kerioth, 1919. Bill Boram, 1921

    • Mother and Son, 1925.The Heresy of Antioch, 1928. The Steep Ascent, 1928. The Man Who Dared to Be God, 1929.His Glorious Body, 1930. Issa, 1931.

Connections

Married Ethel McKeen, September 12, 1899. Children: Aileen, Jean, Robert Edmund (deceased).

father:
Joseph William Norwood

mother:
Edith Matilda (Harding) Norwood

spouse:
Ethel McKeen

child:
Jean Norwood

child:
Robert Edmund Norwood (deceased)

child:
Aileen Norwood