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Colwell, Ernest Cadman
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(Jan 19, 1901, Hallstead, PA – Sep 24, 1974, Deland, FL), New Testament scholar and university administrator; professor at the University of Chicago 1930–1951 (president 1945–1951), dean of faculties at Emory University, Atlanta, GA 1951–1957, president at the School of Theology at Claremont, CA, 1957–1968. Colwell collaborated with Harold R. Willoughby (1890–1962) on the critical edition of NT manuscripts (The Four Gospels of Karahissar, 1936; The Elizabeth Day McCormick Apocalypse, 1940). Colwell became known for his contributions to textual criticism (II)…

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Betz, Hans Dieter, “Colwell, Ernest Cadman”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_03152>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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