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John Webster Grant

GRANT, John Webster. b. Truro, Nova Scotia, 27 June 1919; d. Toronto, 16 December 2006. He was educated at Pictou Academy and Dalhousie University, Halifax (BA 1938, MA 1941). He attended Princeton University on a graduate scholarship before enrolling in Pine Hill Divinity Hall at Halifax. Ordained to the ministry of the United Church of Canada in 1943, he was appointed director of information to the non-Roman Catholic churches with the Wartime Information Board and chaplain to the Royal Canadian Navy. After the war he took up a Rhodes scholarship, awarded in 1941, completing a DPhil at Keble College, Oxford (1948). Grant lectured in systematic theology at Pine Hill Divinity Hall for one...

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