Barnes, William Emery
BARNES, WILLIAM EMERY: Church of England; b. at London May 26, 1859. He was educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge (B.A., 1881),
and was ordered deacon in 1883 and ordained priest in the following year. He was curate of St.John’s, Waterloo Road, Lambeth,
assistant theological lecturer at Clare College, Cambridge, in 1885.-94, and assistant tutor at Peterhouse in 1891-1904. Since
the latter year
he has been Hulsean professor of divinity at Cambridge. He has also been chaplain of Peterhouse since 1885 and fellow since
1889, as well as examining chaplain to
the bishop of London since 1903.
In addition to numerous briefer contributions and his work as editor of the Journal of Theological Studies from 1899 to 1904, he has written Canonical and
Uncanonical Gospels (London, 1893); The Peshitta Text of Chronicles (1897); Chronicles with Notes, in The Cambridge Bible for Schools (1899); Isaiah Explained, in The Churchman’s Bible (1901); The Psalms in the Peshitta Text (1904); and The Creed of St. Athanasius (1905).