See also:scholar, was
See also:born in Groveville, near
See also:Bordentown, New Jersey, on the 27th of
See also:January 1825 . He was descended in the
See also:sixth generation from Jonathan Dickinson, first
See also:president of the
See also:College of New Jersey (now
See also:Princeton University), and his ancestors had been closely connected with the Presbyterian
See also:church . He graduated in 184o from
See also:Lafayette College, where he was tutor in
See also:mathematics (184o–1842) and .adjunct
See also:professor (1843–1844) . In 1846 he graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary, and was instructor in Hebrew there in 1846–1849 . He was ordained in 1848 and was pastor of the Central Presbyterian church of
See also:Philadelphia in 1849–1851 . From
See also:August 1851 until his
See also:death, in Princeton, New Jersey, on the loth of
See also:February 1900, he was professor of Biblical and
See also:Oriental Literature in Princeton Theological Seminary . From 1859 the title of his
See also:chair was Oriental and Old Testament Literature . In 1868 he refused the
See also:presidency of Princeton College; as
See also:senior professor he was long acting
See also:head of the Theological Seminary . He was a
See also:great Hebrew teacher: his Grammar of the Hebrew Language (1861, revised 1888) was a distinct improvement in method on Gesenius, Roediger, Ewald and Nordheimer . All his knowledge of Semitic
See also:languages he used in a " conservative Higher
See also:Criticism," which is maintained in the following
See also:works: The
See also:Pentateuch Vindicated from the Aspersions of
See also:Bishop Colenso (1863), Moses and the Prophets (1883), The Hebrew Feasts in their Relation to
See also:Recent Critical Hypotheses Concerning the Pentateuch (1885),T he Unity of the
See also:Book of
See also:Genesis (1895), The Higher Criticism of the Pentateuch (1895), and A General Introduction to the Old Testament, vol. i .
See also:Canon (1898), vol. ii . Text (1899) .
He was the scholarly
See also:leader of the orthodox wing of the Presbyterian church in
See also:America, and was moderator of the General
See also:Assembly of 1891 .
See also:Green was chair-man of the Old Testament
See also:committee of the Anglo-American Bible revision committee . See the articles by
See also:John D .
See also:Davis in The Biblical
See also:World, new series, vol. xv., pp . 406-413 (Chicago, 1900), and The Presbyterian and Reformed Review, vol. xi. pp . 377-396 (Philadelphia, 1900) .
VALENTINE GREEN (1739–1813)
KATE GREENAWAY (1846-1901)
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