Goodspeed, Edgar Johnson

Goodspeed, Edgar Johnson

Goodspeed, Edgar Johnson, 1871-1962, American Greek scholar, b. Quincy, Ill., grad. Denison Univ. (B.A., 1890; D.D., 1928) and Univ. of Chicago (B.D., 1897; Ph.D., 1898). He taught at the Univ. of Chicago from 1898 to 1937 and gained recognition as a biblical critic. He is principally known for his translation of the Bible: The New Testament—an American Translation appeared in 1923; the wide esteem given it was extended also to The Complete Bible—an American Translation (with J. M. P. Smith, 1939), which is generally known as the Goodspeed Bible.
Edgar Johnson Allen FRS (6 April 1866 - 7 December 1942) was a British marine biologist. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1914 and won the Gold Medal of the Linnean Society in 1926 and the Royal Society's Darwin Medal in 1936.

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