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clergyman , educator

William W. Adams, American clergyman, educator. Member Northern Baptist Educational Association (president 1945-1946), Masons.

Background

Adams, William W. was born on September 16, 1892 in Chelsea, Alabama, United States. Son of William Ferguson and Nancy Rebecca (Martin) Adams.

Education

AB, Howard College, Birmingham, Alabama, 1919. Master of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1922. Doctor of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1925.

Doctor of Divinity (honorary), William Jewell College, 1946.

Career

Student pastorates various churches, 1915-1925. Professor New Testament interpretation and Greek exegesis Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1925-1946. President, professor N.T interpretation Center Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Kansas, 1946-1954.

James Buchanan Harrison professor New Testament interpretation Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, from 1954.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author scripture exposition for The Baptist Leader, 1938-1941. Associate editor The Christian Review, 1932-1936. Contributor articles to religious publications.

Membership

Member Northern Baptist Educational Association (president 1945-1946), Masons.

Connections

Children: William Walter, Bert Newton.

father:
William Ferguson Adams

mother:
Nancy Rebecca (Martin) Adams

child:
William Walter Adams

child:
Bert Newton Adams