Parker, Franklin Nutting, 1867-1954

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Franklin Nutting Parker was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 20, 1867. He was the son of Bishop Linus Parker and Ellen Katherine Burruss Parker. He attended Centenary College of Louisiana and then Tulane University. Parker served in churches throughout Louisiana until 1911 when he left to become the Professor of Biblical Literature at Trinity College in Durham, North Carolina. He taught there for three years until he was sought by Bishop Warren A. Candler to come to the newly founded Candler School of Theology at Emory University, where Parker would spend the rest of his life. He occupied the chair of Systematic Theology from 1915-1918, and then became Dean of the School in 1919. Parker served as Dean until 1938 when he became Dean Emeritus. He continued teaching, however, until 1952.

Parker was married to Minnie Greeves Jones and they had two daughters. Franklin N. Parker died on March 1, 1954 in Atlanta, Georgia.

From the description of Frankline Nutting Parker sermon notes and clippings, 1888-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122560777

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referencedIn Parker, Linus, 1829-1885. Linus Parker papers, 1853-1884. Pitts Theology Library, Candler School of Theology
referencedIn Cox, Harvey Warren, 1875-1944. Harvey Warren Cox papers, 1865-1961 (bulk 1920-1944). Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Parker, Franklin Nutting, 1867-1954. Frankline Nutting Parker sermon notes and clippings, 1888-1946. Flugschriften des Fruhen 16 Jahrhunderts
referencedIn Cox, Harvey Warren, 1875-1944. Papers, 1865-1961 (bulk 1920-1944). Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
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associatedWith Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo. person
associatedWith Barth, Karl, 1886-1968. person
correspondedWith Cox, Harvey Warren, 1875-1944. person
associatedWith Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226. person
associatedWith Parker, Linus, 1829-1885. person
associatedWith Plato. person
associatedWith Thérèse, de Lisieux, Saint, 1873-1897. person
associatedWith Wesley, John, 1703-1791. person
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Birth 1867-05-20

Death 1954-03-01



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