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Edward Judson

Born: 1844

Death: Jan 1, 1914

Birthplace: Mawlamyine

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Edward Judson

Date of Birth : 1844
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1914
Birth Place : Mawlamyine

Edward Judson was an American Baptist clergyman, born at Maulmain, British Burma, a son of the missionary Adoniram Judson and his second wife, Sarah Hall Boardman. He graduated in 1863 at Brown University, in 1868 was appointed professor of Latin and modern languages in Madison University, in 1874-75 traveled abroad, and after being ordained to the Baptist ministry in the latter year was pastor of a church at Orange, N. J., until 1881. Thereafter to the time of his death he occupied the pulpit of a New York City church, first known as the Berean Church, later as the Memorial Baptist, and finally as the Judson Memorial, Dr. Judson having erected a large building on Washington Square to house the congregation, equipped with the facilities of an "institutional" church. He lectured on theology at the University of Chicago and on Baptist principles and polity at Union Theological Seminary and was made professor of pastoral polity at Colgate. In 1899 he published a Life of his father, and he wrote also The Institutional Church. Judson, Edward. The Life of Adoniram Judson. New York: Anson D. F. Randolph & Company, 1883.

Profession


  • Writer

Parents


  • Adoniram Judson
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