Fonds 2046 - John Line fonds

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John Line fonds

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CA ON00357 2046

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  • 1931-1955 (Creation)

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7 cm of textual records

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John Line was born in England. He was ordained in Newfoundland and studied at Victoria University and Wesleyan College, Montreal, before a teaching career that included thirty-four years at Victoria University (including both Victoria College and Emmanuel College). He was married to Amy C. Line.

List of positions held at Victoria:
Associate Professor of Ethics, 1928-1938
Department of Religious Knowledge, 1929-1946
Department of Religious Knowledge, 1953-1962
Professor of Philosophy and History of Religion (Emmanuel College), 1929-1940
Professor of Systematic Theology; Professor of Philosophy of Religion (Emmanuel College), 1940-1952
Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology; Special Lecturer in Systematic Theology (Emmanuel College), 1952-1955
Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology, 1955-1972

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Fonds consists of lecture notes (typed copies, 1976); addresses, 1931, 1955; and published articles.

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Papers were originally catalogued as part of the United Church of Canada Archives collections. In 1992 they were transferred to Victoria University Archives.


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