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Georgia Elma Harkness

(1891—1974)


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Georgia Harkness was the first female theologian to teach in Protestant seminaries in the United States, at Garrett Biblical Institute and Pacific School of Religion. She was a social activist, challenging churches and society to overcome sexism, racism, and militarism. Harkness was trained in and taught philosophy, became a Boston personalist and a philosophical idealist, and then turned to theology in the second half of her career.

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From The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Philosophy.


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