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Warren Joseph Moulton

theologian

Warren Joseph Moulton, American theologian. Member Archæological Institute of America, Phi Bet Kappa, Theta Delta Chi, Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis (president 1917), Palestine Exploration Fund, The Palestine Oriental Society.

Background

Moulton, Warren Joseph was born on August 30, 1865 in Sandwich, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Gilman and Lydia Ann (Dearborn) Moulton.

Education

Student Boston University, 1884-1885. Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1888, Master of Arts, 1893, Doctor of Divinity, 1908. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale, 1893, Hooker fellow, 1893-1895.

Studied University of Göttingen, 1895-1898, Doctor of Philosophy, 1898. Doctor of Laws, University of Maine, 1921.

Career

Teacher Semitic and Biblical Department, Yale, 1898-1902. Ordained Congressional ministry, 1899. Traveled, mainly in Palestine and Middle East, 1902-1903.

Pastor, mainly at Athol, Massachusetts, 1903-1905, associate professor New Testament language and literature and correspondent secretary, 1905-1908, Hayes professor New Testament language and literature, 1908-1933, president, 1921-1933, president emeritus since 1933, Bangor Theological Seminary Resident director American School of Oriental Research in Jerusalem, 1912-1913, honorary lecturer at same school, 1935-1936, treasurer of America Schools of Oriental Research (Jerusalem and Baghdad), 1936-1946. President Conference of Theological Seminaries and Colleges of the United States and Canada, 1932-1934. Governor of 38th District of Rotary International, 1933-1934.

President Interdenominational communications of Maine since 1934. President Maine Sea Coast Mission. President Penobscot Company Association for the Blind since 1940.

President board managers of Bangor Public Library since 1934. Trustee of the Alfred Quimby Fund for the town of Sandwich, N.H.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible, Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels, Yale Bicentennial Biblical and Semitic Studies, Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics, Papers of America School of Oriental Research in Jerusalem, Annual of America Schools of Oriental Research, and journals Editor Annual of America School of Oriental Research, 1921-1922.

Membership

Member Archæological Institute of America, Phi Bet Kappa, Theta Delta Chi, Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis (president 1917), Palestine Exploration Fund, The Palestine Oriental Society. Clubs: Rotary, 20th Century, Executives (Bangor).

Connections

Married Helen Winifred Shute, June 21, 1900.

father:
Gilman Moulton

mother:
Lydia Ann (Dearborn) Moulton

spouse:
Helen Winifred Shute