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Banks, John Shaw

BANKS, JOHN SHAW: English Wesleyan; b. at Sheffield Oct. 8, 1835. He was educated at King Edward’s School, Birmingham, and, after being a missionary in southern India from 1856 to 1864, was a minister of his denomination in Plymouth, Dewsbury, London, Manchester, and Glasgow until 1880. Since the latter year he has been professor of theology in Headingley College, Leeds. He was president of the Wesleyan Conference in 1902, and has written Three Indian Heroes: Missionary, Statesman, Soldier (London, 1874); Martin Luther, the Prophet of Germany (1877); Our Indian Empire, its Rise and Growth (1880); Manual of Christian Doctrine (1887); Scripture and its Witnesses, Outlines of Christian Evidence (1896); The Tendencies of Modern Theology (1897); Development of Doctrine in the Early Church (1899); Development of Doctrine from the Early Middle Ages to the Reformation (1901), in addition to translating F. A. Philippi’s “Commentary on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Romans" (2 vols., Edinburgh, 1878-79); D. G. Monrad’s “The World of Prayer" (London, 1879); and I. A. Dorner’s “System of Christian Doctrine" (in collaboration with A. Cave, 4 vols., Edinburgh, 1880-82), as well as a number of less important German theological works.

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