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Robert Martyr Hawkins

Clergyman , educator

Robert Martyr Hawkins, American clergyman, educator. Member S.W. Missouri Conference Methodist Church, 1910-1918, 1923-1928, N. Alabama Conference, 1918-1923, Tennessee Conference since 1928.; Member Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, Pi Gamma Museum.

Background

Hawkins, Robert Martyr was born on February 21, 1887 in Boonville, Missouri, United States. Son of Charles Martyr and Mary Agnes (Mathews) Hawkins.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington University, 1906. Master of Arts, Central College, 1907. Bachelor of Divinity, Vanderbilt University, 1910.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Edinburgh, 1927. Doctor of Divinity, Birmingham-Southern College, 1923. Graduate study Yale, 1926-1927.

Career

Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, deacon, 1912, elder, 1914. Minister S.W. Missouri Conference, 1910-1918. Pastor Cleveland Avenue Church, Kansas City, Missoury, Independence, Springfield, and Warrensburg, Missouri.

Professor philosophy and Biblical literature Birmingham (Alabama)-Southern College, 1918-1923, registrar, 1919-1923. Professor Biblical literature and religious education Southwestern College, Winfield, Kansas, 1923-1928. Professor O.T. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1928-1932, professor Biblical literature, 1933-1938, professor New Testament, 1939-1955, emeritus professor, from 1955, registrar, 1929-1934.

Jeanette Miriam Goldberg lecturer Hebrew Union College, 1950.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Recovery of the Historical Paul, 1943. Also articles in professional journals and religious publications.

Membership

Member S.W. Missouri Conference Methodist Church, 1910-1918, 1923-1928, N. Alabama Conference, 1918-1923, Tennessee Conference since 1928. Member Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, Pi Gamma Museum.

Connections

Married Reuben Mastin Clarke, December 7, 1916.

father:
Charles Martyr Hawkins

mother:
Mary Agnes (Mathews) Hawkins

spouse:
Reuben Mastin Clarke