James Bethune-Baker

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James Franklin Bethune-Baker FBA (August 23, 1861 – January 13, 1951) was the Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge from 1891. A Modern Churchman, Bethune-Baker was particularly well known for his work on the person and writings of Nestorius. He was co-editor of the Journal of Theological Studies. He was a Fellow of Pembroke College for sixty years; his burial service took place in Pembroke College Chapel on Wednesday January 17, 1951 at 2.45 pm, but he was buried in the Parish of the Ascension Burial Ground in Cambridge. He was a cousin of Arthur Christopher Benson, who is also buried in the Ascension Parish Burial Ground. He was married to Edith Bethune-Baker,nee Furneaux Jordan, a welfare campaigner, born 1862; Arthur Bethune-Baker was their son. Arthur was a contemporary of Charles Hamilton Sorley at Marlborough College, but he died aged 16.

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