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Stewart, Marshall Boyer

(Sept. 4, 1880-July 28, 1956). Educator and theologian. He was born in Galveston, Texas. He received his B.A. in 1902 and his M.A. in 1907, both from Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. He received his B.D. from the General Theological Seminary in 1906. Stewart was ordained deacon on June 18, 1905, and priest on Dec. 21, 1905. He was minister-in-charge of St. John's Parish, Prince George and Prince Charles Counties, Maryland, 1905, and rector, 1906-1907. From 1907 until 1909, he was fellow and instructor at General Seminary. In 1909 he went to Western Theological Seminary as professor of ecclesiastical history. He remained there until 1913, when he became principal of St. John's Military Academy, Salina, Kansas. In 1914 he was called to Nashotah House where he was instructor, 1914-1916, and professor of dogmatic and moral theology, 1916-1928. From 1929 until 1951, Stewart was professor of dogmatic theology at General Seminary. He retired to Sewanee, Tennessee, in 1952. In 1952-1953, he was visiting lecturer in theology at the School of Theology of the University of the South, at Sewanee. From 1953 until his death, Stewart was acting professor of dogmatic theology and instructor in church music at the School of Theology. He served as director of the Graduate School of Theology at Sewanee from 1948 until 1951. His major writings are God and Reality (1926) and In Other Words: Reflections on Christian Theology (1952). Stewart died in Sewanee.

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