Moore, George Foot

Moore, George Foot

Moore, George Foot, 1851-1931, American biblical scholar, b. West Chester, Pa. In 1878 he was ordained in the Presbyterian ministry. He was professor of Hebrew (1883-1902) at Andover Theological Seminary and professor of theology (1902-4) and of religious history (1904-28) at Harvard. 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 (1914), and Judaism in the First Centuries of the Christian Era (1927).
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 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 (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).

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