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Clergyman

William Norman Guthrie was an American clergyman and grandson of famous radical Frances Wright.

Background

Guthrie, William Norman was born on March 4, 1868 in at Dundee, Scotland. Son of of William Eugene and Frances Sylva (d’Arusmont) G.

Education

He was educated at the University of the South, and from 1889 to 1910 was lecturer and professor of literature at several universities, including the University of Chicago.

Career

Assistant professor modern langs., University of the South, 1889-1890. Professor modern langs., Kenyon College, 1892-1893. Ordained P.E. ministry, 1893.

Missionary in charge, Christ Church, Kennedy Heights, 1893-1894. Assistant Church of the Advent, Cincinnati, 1894-1896. Lecturer comparative literature, University of Cincinnati, 1898-1900.

Rector Church of Resurrection, Fern Bank, O., 1899-1903, Christ Church, Alameda, California, 1903-1908. Professor general literature and director University Extension Department, University of the South, 1908-1911. Rector St. Marks in the Bouwerie, New York, 1911-1937, now rector emeritus of St. Marks in the Bouwerie.

Author: Love Conquereth, 1890. Modern Poet Prophets, Essays Critical and Interpretative, 1897, 1899. To Kindle the Yule Log, 1899.

Songs of American Destiny, 1900. The Old Hemlock, 1901. The Christ of the Ages in Words of Holy Writ, 1903.

Orpheus Today; St. Francis of the Trees and Other Verse, 1907. The Vital Study of Literature, 1911. Beyond Disillusion; A Dramatic Study of Modern Marriage, 1915.

Uncle Sam and Old World Conquerors, 1915. The Gospel of Osiris, 1916. Leaves of the Greater Bible, 1917.

Editor Forensic Quarterly, 1909-1910, Dramatic Quarterly, 1910-1911, Leaves of the Greater Bible, 1916. The Religion of Old Glory, 1919. From Ragnarock to the Immediate Presence of God, 1922.

The Birth and Progress of the Human Soul, 1923. Offices of Mystical Religion, 1927. Twenty-four Evangelical Offices, 1930.

Seven Oracles from the Cross, 1935. The Lord’s Prayer (a series of mystery dramas in 7 short dramatic episodes), 1940.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Love Conquereth, 1890. Modern Poet Prophets, Essays Critical and Interpretative, 1897, 1899. To Kindle the Yule Log, 1899.Songs of American Destiny, 1900. The Old Hemlock, 1901. The Christ of the Ages in Words of Holy Writ, 1903.Orpheus Today

Membership

Club: National Arts.

Connections

Married Anna Norton Stuart, January 4, 1893.

spouse:
Anna Norton Stuart