Roland H. Bainton

Roland H. Bainton

Fellow: Awarded 1926
Field of Study: Religion

Competition: US & Canada

Yale Divinity School and Graduate School

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Bainton, Roland Herbert: Appointed for the preparation of a book entitled “Calvin and the Advocates of Religious Toleration,” a study of the theory and practice both of tolerance and intolerance on the part of the Protestants in the sixteenth century; tenure, abroad, eight months from June 1, 1926.

Born March 30, 1894, at Ilkeston, England; naturalized May 17, 1910, Colfax, Washington. Education: Whitman College, B.A., 1914; Yale Divinity School, B.D., 1917; Yale University, Ph.D., 1921; research, Basel, Switzerland, June-November, 1919.

Instructor in Church History, 1919–23, Assistant Professor, 1923—, Yale University Divinity and Graduate Schools.

Publications: “Basilidian Chronology and New Testament Interpretation,” 1923, etc.


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