Moore, George Foot, 1851–1931, American biblical scholar, b. West Chester, Pa. In 1878 he was ordained in the Presbyterian ministry. He was professor of Hebrew (1883–1902) at Andover Theological Seminary and professor of theology (1902–4) and of religious history (1904–28) at Harvard. An eminent Asian scholar and a noted teacher, he wrote a number of books, including The Literature of the Old Testament (1913), History of Religions (Vol. I, 1913; Vol. II, 1919), Metempsychosis (1914), and Judaism in the First Centuries of the Christian Era (1927).
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