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William Douglas Mackenzie, South African theologian.

Background

Mackenzie, William Douglas was born on July 16, 1859 in Fauresmith, Orange River Colony, South Africa. Son of John M. (Missionary) and Ellen (Douglas) M.

Education

Educated Watson’s College School, 1875. Master of Arts, University of Edinburgh, 1881, Doctor of Divinity, 1910. Congressional Theological Hall., Edinburgh, 1880-1882.

University of Göttingen, 1886. University of Marburg, 1895. Doctor of Divinity, Beloit College, 1896, Wesleyan University, 1906, Yale, 1907, Knox College, Toronto, 1915.

Doctor of Laws, Princeton, 1906. Doctor of Theology, Giessen, Germany, 1926. Doctor of Letters, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1928.

Career

T. B. Crowther, April 27, 1883 (died 1926). Ordained Congleton ministry, 1882. Professor systematic theology, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1895-1903.

President Hartford Seminary Foundation, 1904-1930, emeritus, since 1930, was also professor of systematic theology, 1904-1930. Author: Ethics of Gambling, 1893. The Revelation of the Christ, 1896.

Christianity and the Progress of Man, 1897. South Africa—Its History, Heroes and Wars, 1900. John Mackenzie, South African Missionary and Statesman, 1902.

The Final Faith, 1910. Galatians & Romans (in Westminster New Testament), 1912. Christian Ethics in the World War, 1918.

The Christ of the Christian Faith, 1933. Paternoster Sheen, or Light on Man’s Destiny, 1933. Man’s Consciousness of Immortality (Ingersoll lecture), 1933.

Also article on Jesus Christ in Hastings’ Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics, 1914. Editor of Transplanted Heather, by J. M. Campbell, 1929. Home: Hartford, Conn.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Ethics of Gambling, 1893. The Revelation of the Christ, 1896. Christianity and the Progress of Man, 1897.South Africa—Its History, Heroes and Wars, 1900. John Mackenzie, South African Missionary and Statesman, 1902. The Final Faith, 1910.Galatians & Romans (in Westminster New Testament), 1912. Christian Ethics in the World War, 1918. The Christ of the Christian Faith, 1933.Paternoster Sheen, or Light on Man’s Destiny, 1933. Man’s Consciousness of Immortality (Ingersoll lecture), 1933. Also article on Jesus Christ in Hastings’ Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics, 1914.Editor of Transplanted Heather, by J. M. Campbell, 1929.

Connections

father:
John M. Mackenzie

spouse:
Alice