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William Henry Paine Hatch, American theologian. Fellow American Academy of Arts and Sciences; member American Oriental Society, Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis (president 1938), Mediaeval Academy of America, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Hatch, William Henry Paine was born on August 2, 1875 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Son of Adolphus D. and Rose M. (Powell) Hatch.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1898, A.M., 1899, Doctor of Philosophy., 1904, Bachelor of Sacred Theology, 1906. Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1902. Doctor of Divinity, in course, Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1915, D. Theological, Strasbourg, 1925.

Career

Ordained, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1902. Assistant St. Philip’s Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1902-1903.

Rector St. James’s Church, Lake George, New York, 1904-1905, Church of Our Redeemer, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1905-1908. Instructor in literature and interpretation of New Testament, 1908-1909, Adjunct Professor, 1909-1913, professor language and literature of New Testament, 1913-1917, General Theological Seminary, New York. Professor literature and interpretation of New Testament, Episcopal Theological School, 1917-1946.

Vicar Christ Church, Boston, Massachusetts, 1941-1946. Annual professor American School of Oriental Research, Jerusalem, 1922-1923, lecturer, 1928-1929. Visiting professor of divinity, University of Toronto, 1944.

Candidate for New York legislature in 1903.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Pauline Idea of Faith, 1917. The Gospel Manuscripts of the General Theological Seminary (with Creative Commons Edmunds), 1918. The Idea of Faith in Christian Literature from the Death of Saint Paul to the Close of the Second Century, 1925.Greek and Syrian Miniatures in Jerusalem, 1931. The Greek Manuscripts of the New Testament at Mount Sinai, 1932. The Greek Manuscripts of the New Testament in Jerusalem, 1934.The “Western” Text of the Gospels, 1937. The Principal Uncial Manuscripts of the New Testament, 1939. An Album of Dated Syriac Manuscripts, 1946.Facsimiles and Descriptions of Minuscule Manuscripts of the New Testament (in press). Also numerous articles, monographs and reviews.

Membership

Fellow American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Member American Oriental Society, Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis (president 1938), Mediaeval Academy of America, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Faculty, Twenty.

Connections

Married Marion Louise Townsend, September 5, 1906.

father:
Adolphus D. Hatch

mother:
Rose M. (Powell) Hatch

spouse:
Marion Louise Townsend