JOHNSON, THOMAS CARY: Presbyterian; b. at Fishbok Hill, Va., July 19, 1859. He was educated at Hampden-Sidney College (B.A., 1881), the University of Virginia (1883-84), Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Va. (graduated in 1887), and the Yale Divinity School (1887-88). After being professor of Old- and New-Testament exegesis in Austin Theological School, Austin, Tex., in 1888-90, and pastor elect of the Third Presbyterian Church, Louisville, Ky., in 1890-91, he was
JOHNSON, WILLIAM ALLEN: Protestant Episcopalian; b. at Hyde Park, N. Y., Aug. 4, 1833. He was educated at Columbia (A.B., 1853) and at the General Theological Seminary, from which he was graduated in 1857. He was ordered deacon in 1857 and ordained priest in 1858. He was minister and rector of St. Peter's, Bainbridge, N. Y., and of Christ Church, Guilford, N. Y., from 1857 to 1862, after which he was a missionary in upper Michigan for two years (1862-64). From 1864 to 1870 he was rector of St. Mary's, Burlington, N. J., and from 1871 to 1883 of St. John's, Salisbury, Conn. From the latter year until his retirement as professor emeritus in 1900 he was connected with the Berkeley Divinity School, Middletown, Conn., where he was successively professor of homiletics and Christian evidences from 1883 to 1886 and of ecclesiastical history from 1887 to 1900.
JOHNSTON, HOWARD AGNEW: Presbyterian; b. near Xenia, O., June 29, 1860. He was educated at the University of Cincinnati (B.A., 1882) and Lane Theological Seminary, Cincinnati, from which he was graduated in 1885. He was pastor successively of the Seventh Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati, in 1884-90, Central Church, Des Moines, Ia., in 1890-93; Forty-First Street Presbyterian Church, Chicago, in 1893-99; and Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City, in 1899-1905. In the latter year he resigned to be for a couple of years special representative of his denomination to its Asiatic missions, and in 1908 became pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Colorado Springs, Col. He has written Moses and the Pentateuch (Cincinnati, 1893); Studies in God's Methods of Training Workers (New York, 1900); Bible Criticism and the Average Man (Chicago, 1902); Studies for Personal Workers (New York, 1903); Scientific Faith (Chicago, 1904); The Beatitudes of Christ (1905); Brief Studies through the Bible (New York, 1905); and Famine and the Bread (1908).
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