Title Ref: *2
Revd, Prof
First name(s)
Richard John
Surname
Knowling
Position(s) held at King's College London Ref: *1
  • Lecturer of the Exegesis of the New Testament, 1884-1894
  • Censor and Chaplain, 1884-1890 
  • Vice Principal, 1890-1897 
  • Professor of the Exegesis of the New Testament, 1894-1905 
  • Lecturer of Greek Testament to the King's College Ladies Dept., 1896-[1899] 

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended Ref: *2

Blundell's School (in Tiverton); Balliol College (in Oxford)

Qualifications Ref: *3

BA 1874; MA; PhD

Position(s) held (non King's College London) Refs: *2 *3
  • Classical Master at Abingdon School, 1874-1876 
  • Ordained Deacon, 1875 
  • Curate of Wellington in Somerset, 1876-1878 
  • Curate at St. Martin-in-the Fields, 1878-1884 
  • Examining Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop of Exeter, 1903 
  • Canon of Durham, 1905 
  • Professor of Divinity at Durham University, 1905 
Publications Refs: *2 *3
  • The Witness of the Epistles 1892

Contributed to:

  • Expositors Greek Testament (The Acts of the Apostles) 1901
  • Westminster Commentaries (Epistle of St. James) 1904
  • Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels 1907
  • Dictionary of Christian Biography 1911
  • Our Lord's Virgin Birth, 3rd. ed. 1904
  • Testimony of St. Paul to Christ 2nd ed. 1905
  • Literary Criticism and the N.T. 2nd ed. 1907
  • Messianic Interpretation and other studies 1910

Personal details

Date of birth Ref: *2
1851
Place of birth Ref: *2
Devonport
Date of death Ref: *2
4th July 1919
Place of death Ref: *2
Torquay
Obituary Ref: *2

The Times 7th July 1919 (pg. 16; Issue 42145, col. F)

Family details Ref: *2

Married Ellen Raban in 1893

* References

  1. King's College London London archives
  2. Wikipedia
  3. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1914
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