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Cadbury, Henry Joel
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(Dec 1, 1883, Philadelphia – Oct 7, 1974, Bryn Mawr), New Testament scholar. Born a Quaker, Cadbury had to leave Haverford College after publicly denouncing wartime hatred, but was secretary of the Society of Biblical Literature (1916–1933), and even its president (1936). He taught at Bryn Mawr (1926–1934) and Harvard (Hollis Professor of Divinity) (1934 –1954). He also served as chairman of the American Friends Service Committee (1928–1934 and 1944–1960) and played an important part in the editing of the Revised Standard Version of the NT. His books, including The M…

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Grant, Robert M., “Cadbury, Henry Joel”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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