Conner, Walter T(homas) 1877-1952

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CONNER, Walter T(homas) 1877-1952

PERSONAL:

Born January 19, 1877, in Center, AR; died 1952, in the United States; son of Philip O. and Frances Jane (Monk) Conner; married Blanche Ethel Horne, 1907. Education: Attended Simmons College (now Hardin-Simmons University), 1896-98; Baylor University, M.A., 1908; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, degree, 1908; Rochester Theological Seminary, B.D., 1910; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Th.D., 1916, Ph.D., 1931.

CAREER:

Pastor of church in Tuscola, TX, 1898-99; Baylor University, Waco, TX, instructor in Latin; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX, teacher of systematic theology, c. 1919-1949.

WRITINGS:

A System of Christian Doctrine, Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (Nashville, TN), 1924, published as Christian Doctrine, Broadman Press (Nashville, TN), 1937, enlarged revision published as The Gospel of Redemption, 1945.

The Epistles of John: Their Meaning and Message, Fleming H. Revell (New York, NY), 1929, revised edition published as The Epistles of John, Broadman Press (Nashville, TN), 1957.

Revelation and God: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine, Broadman Press (Nashville, TN), 1936.

Personal Christianity: Sermons, Zondervan Publishing House (Grand Rapids, MI), 1937.

The Christ We Need, Zondervan Publishing House (Grand Rapids, MI), 1938.

The Faith of the New Testament, Broadman Press (Nashville, TN), 1940.

What Is a Saint?, 1948.

The Work of the Holy Spirit: A Treatment of the Biblical Doctrine of the Divine Spirit, Broadman Press (Nashville, TN), 1949.

The Cross in the New Testament, edited by Jesse J. Northcutt, Broadman Press (Nashville, TN), 1954.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

BOOKS

Newman, Stewart A., W. T. Conner: Theologian of the Southwest, Broadman Press (Nashville, TN), 1964.

Religious Leaders of America, 2nd edition, Gale (Detroit, MI), 1999.*

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