WARFIELD, BENJAMIN BRECKINRIDGE: Presbyterian; b. at Lexington, Ky., Nov. 5, 1851. He was graduated from the College of New Jersey (A.B., 1871) and from Princeton Theological Seminary (1876); studied also at the University of Leipsic (1876–77); was supply at the First Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, Md. (1877–78); professor of New-Testament language and literature in Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pa. (1878–87); and in 1887 was called to his present chair of didactic and polemic theology in Princeton Theological Seminary. In theology he belongs to the conservative school. Besides his work as editor of The Presbyterian and Reformed Review from 1890 to 1902, and of St. Augustine’s Anti-Pelagian Writings (in NPNF, 1st series, New York, 1881), he has written Introduction to the Textual Criticism of the New Testament (1886); On the Revision of the Confession of Faith (1890); The Gospel of the Incarnation (1893); Two Studies in the History of Doctrine (1897); The Right of Systematic Theology (Edinburgh, 1897); The Significance of the Westminster Standards as a Creed (New York, 1898); The Acts and Pastoral Epistles (Philadelphia, 1902); The Power of God unto Salvation (sermons; 1903); and The Lord of Glory; Study of the Designations of our Lord in the N. T., with especial References to his Deity (New York, 1907).
“Warfield, Benjamin Breckinridge.” The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, edited by Samuel Macauley Jackson, 12:273. New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1912. [Archive]