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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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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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Holland, Henry Scott (1847–1918), theologian and social reformer

John H. Heidt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theology. 1606 words.

Holland, Henry Scott (1847–1918), theologian and social reformer, was born on 27 January 1847 at Underdown, Ledbury, Herefordshire, the second of the six children of George Henry Holland...

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McNabb, Joseph [name in religion Vincent McNabb] (1868–1943), theologian and social critic

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. 1085 words.

McNabb, Joseph [name in religion Vincent McNabb] (1868–1943), theologian and social critic, was born on 8 July 1868 at Portaferry, co. Down, Ireland, the tenth of the eleven children of...

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Niebuhr, Reinhold

Richard Wightman Fox.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theology; Politics. 4076 words.

Niebuhr, Reinhold (21 June 1892–01 June 1971), theologian and political journalist, was born Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr in Wright City, Missouri, the son of Gustav Niebuhr, a German...

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Ryan, John Augustine

Dominic Scibilia and Rebecca Kasper.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Theology. 1409 words.

Ryan, John Augustine (25 May 1869–16 September 1945), Roman Catholic priest, theologian, and reformer, was born in Vermillion, Minnesota, the son of William Ryan and Maria Elizabeth Luby,...

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Thurman, Howard W.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theology; Education. 4 words.

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Thurman, Howard W.

Zachary Williams.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theology; Education. 1424 words.

Thurman, Howard W. (18 November 1899?–10 April 1981), and Howard W. Thurman (18 November 1899–10 April 1981), theologian, educator, and civil rights mentor, was born in Daytona, Florida,...

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