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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Moore, George Foot 1851-1931

George Foot Moore (October 15, 1851 – May 16, 1931) He graduated from Yale University in 1872, where he was a member of Skull and Bones. He was awarded the highest theological qualifiction – the D.D.. He was Professor Emeritus 1928–31, Frothingham Professor of History Religion 1904–28, Professor of Theology, Harvard University, 1902–04; President 1899–1901, Professor of Hebrew, Andover Theological Seminary, 1883–1902. He was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania and died in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

An eminent Asian scholar and a noted teacher, he wrote a number of books, including The Literature of the Old Testament (1913),History of Religions (Vol. I, 1913; Vol. II, 1919), Metempsychosis (The Ingersoll Lecture, 1914), and Judaism in the First Centuries of the Christian Era (1927). Among his technical writings, two stand out: History of Religions (1914, 1919) and Judaism (two volumes, 1927). He also contributed to the Encyclopaedia Biblica George Foot Moore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Biographical Sketch at
Harvard University web site

The following books on the "History of Religions" are recommended by Kenneth Scott Latourette in "A History of Christianity".

History of Religions (Volume 1) - 1914 - Moore, George Foot, 1851-1931
v.1. China, Japan, Egypt, Babylonia, Assyria, India, Persia, Greece, Rome

History of Religions (Volume 2) - 1919 - Moore, George Foot, 1851-1931
v.2. Judaism, Christianity, Mohammedanism

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