Manley, Basil, Dd, Lld
Manley, Basil, D.D., L.L.D.
a Baptist minister, was born in Edgefield County, S.C., December 19, 1825. After graduating from the University of Alabama in 1843, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1847, he became pastor until 1854;
from 1854 to 1859 president of Richmond Female Institute; 159-71 professor of Biblical introduction and Old Testament interpretation in the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; 1871-79 president of Georgetown College, Kentucky; thereafter professor in the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and died January 31, 1892. He was the author of A Call to the Ministry (1867): — and The Bible Doctrine of Inspiration Explained and Vindicated (1888).