HARRISON, Max Hunter

HARRISON, Max Hunter. Victoria, co. Knox, Illinois 24.12.1893 — Middlesex, Mass. 1986. Rev. U.S. Missionary in India. Son of Jacob H. H. and Ellen Wilmetta Levalley. Studied mathematics and Greek at Knox College (B.A. 1913), then at Andower Newton Theological School (B.Th. 1916) and Harvard Divinity School (M.Th. 1917). Ordained priest 1918. Served American Baptist Mission in India. In 1937-54 Principal of United Theological College in Bangalore, taught there Old Testament in 1931-58 and 1963-65. Back in America acting director of Missionary Research Library in New York 1966-67. Ph.D. Columbia Uni­ver­sity. Married Minnie Katherine Hastings, at least one son.

Publications: Diss. later publ. as Hindu Monism and Pluralism, as found in the Upanishads and in the Philosophies dependent upon them. 13+324 p. Oxford 1932.

– “The place of Old Testament studies in Indian theological education”, Indian Journal of Theology 5:1, 1956, 1-8; After Ten Years. A Report on Theological Education in India. 71 p. Nagpur 1957.

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