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Ezekiel Robinson

Born: Mar 23, 1815

Death: Jun 13, 1894

Birthplace: Attleboro

Nationality: United States

Ezekiel Robinson

Date of Birth : Mar 23, 1815
Date of Death : Jun 13, 1894
Birth Place : Attleboro

Ezekiel Gilman Robinson was an American Baptist clergyman, theologian and educator, born at Attleboro, Massachusetts, and educated at Brown University and at Newton Theological Institution. He preached at Norfolk, Virginia, and at Cambridge, Massachusetts, was professor of Hebrew and biblical interpretation in the Western Theological Seminary, and in 1849 accepted a call to a church in Cincinnati, Ohio. Three years later he was appointed professor of theology in Rochester Theological Seminary and in 1868 was made its president. From 1872 to 1889 he was president of Brown University, and from 1893 to his death he occupied the chair of ethics and apologetics at the University of Chicago. He edited the Christian Review from 1859 to 1864.


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