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Grant, Frederick Clifton
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(Feb 2, 1891, Beloit, WI, USA – Jul 1, 1974, Philadelphia, PA), New Testament scholar, academic administrator, editor, and proponent of ecumenism. Grant contributed significantly to making the fruits of German scholarship ( Jesus as an eschatological preacher, form criticism) available in the USA, and played a leading role in the formation of a specifically American approach (esp. with reference to social and economic backgrounds). After teaching for 14 years and leading several Episcopal seminaries…

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Pervo, Richard I., “Grant, Frederick Clifton”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 30 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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