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Aconcio, Jacopo [Jacobus Acontius] (c. 1520–1566/7?), theologian and military engineer

A. G. Keller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Theology. 1450 words.

Aconcio, Jacopo [Jacobus Acontius] (c. 1520–1566/7?), theologian and military engineer, was perhaps born at Ossana, in the Val di Sole, not far from Trento in Italy, the son of Gerolamo...

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Bede [St Bede, Bæda, known as the Venerable Bede] (673/4–735), monk, historian, and theologian

J. Campbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Theology; Christianity; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 7333 words.

Bede [St Bede, Bæda, known as the Venerable Bede] (673/4–735), monk, historian, and theologian, in his Historia ecclesiastica (731) outlines his own life. Born in northern Northumbria, his...

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Blunt, John Henry (1823–1884), ecclesiastical historian and theological writer

T. F. Tout.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Theology. 402 words.

Blunt, John Henry (1823–1884), ecclesiastical historian and theological writer, was born at Chelsea on 25 August 1823, where he was educated in a private school. For some years after...

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Capgrave, John (1393–1464), prior of Bishop's Lynn, theologian, and historian

Peter J. Lucas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Theology. 1705 words.

Capgrave, John (1393–1464), prior of Bishop's Lynn, theologian, and historian, was born on 21 April 1393. Nothing is known of his family, unless an older John Capgrave, who took the degree...

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Demant, Vigo Auguste (1893–1983), theologian and social commentator

Angela Cunningham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theology. 975 words.

Demant, Vigo Auguste (1893–1983), theologian and social commentator, was born on 8 November 1893 in Newcastle upon Tyne, the eldest of three children and only son of Thorvald Conrad...

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Durham, William of (d. 1249), theologian and university benefactor

Henry Summerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theology. 744 words.

Durham, William of (d. 1249), theologian and university benefactor, may have been born at Sedgefield, co. Durham. Nothing otherwise is known of his origins or early life, until he is...

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Fothergill, Anthony (1685/6–1761), landowner and theological writer

Edwin Cannan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Theology. 269 words.

Fothergill, Anthony (1685/6–1761), landowner and theological writer, was baptized on 9 December 1686 at Ravenstone, Westmorland, the youngest son of Thomas Fothergill of Brownber,...

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Fowle, Thomas Welbank (1835–1903), theologian and writer on social issues

W. B. Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theology. 756 words.

Fowle, Thomas Welbank (1835–1903), theologian and writer on social issues, was born at Northallerton, Yorkshire, on 29 August 1835. He was the son of Thomas Fowle, solicitor, and of Mary...

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Frei, Hans Wilhelm

William C. Placher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Theology. 1227 words.

Frei, Hans Wilhelm (29 April 1922–12 September 1988), theologian and intellectual historian, was born in Breslau, Germany, the son of Wilhelm Sigmund Frei, a venereologist, and Magda...

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Gavin, Frank Stanton Burns

Donald S. Armentrout.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Education; History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Theology. 1197 words.

Gavin, Frank Stanton Burns (31 October 1890–20 March 1938), Episcopal theologian and church historian, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of William James Gavin, a physician, and Laura...

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