Our Founders
Oswald T. Allis
Rienk Bouke Kuiper
J. Gresham Machen
Allan A. MacRae
John Murray
Ned B. Stonehouse
Cornelius Van Til
Robert Dick Wilson
Paul Woolley

Robert Dick Wilson


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Life
Born: February 4, 1856
Died: October 11, 1930

Education
Princeton University (A.B., 1876)
Western Theological Seminary (A.M., 1879)
University of Berlin (graduate studies, 1881-1883)
Princeton University (Ph.D., 1886)

Work
Professor of Old Testament, Western Theological Seminary, 1883-1900
William Henry Green Professor of Old Testament Literature, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1900-1929
Professor of Semitic Philology and Old Testament Criticism, Westminster, 1929 until his death

Representative Books
Elements of Syriac Grammar by an Inductive Method (1891)
A Hebrew Grammar for Beginners (1908)
Studies in the Book of Daniel (1917)
Is the Higher Criticism Scholarly? (1922)
A Scientific Investigation of the Old Testament (1926)

Honors
D.D., Lafayette College
L.H.D., Princeton University
L.L.D., College of Wooster