Turner, Samuel Hulbeart, Dd
Turner, Samuel Hulbeart, D.D.
an eminent Episcopal clergyman and scholar, was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 23, 1790, and graduated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1807. He was ordained deacon in 1811, and priest in 1814; was pastor of a church at Chestertown, Md., from 1812 to 1817; and was elected professor of historic theology in the General Episcopal Seminary, New York, Oct. 8, 1818. He continued with the institution during its stay in New, Haven, Conn., and returned with it to New York in 1821. On Dec. 19 he took the chair of Biblical learning and interpretation of Scripture, in which he continued till his death, Dec. 21,1861. He was also professor of Hebrew language and literature in Columbia College from 1831. He was the author of, Notes on the Epistle to the Romans (N. Y. 1824, 8.vo): — with Dr. Whittingham, Introduction to the Old Testament, transl. from the Latin and German of John Jahn (1827, 8vo): — Introduction to Sacred Philology and Interpretation, transl. from the German of Dr. G. J. Planck (Edinb. 1834,12mo): Companion to the Book of Genesis (N. Y. 1841, 8vo): — Biographical Notices of some of the Most Distinguished Rabbis, etc. (1847, 12mo): — Parallel References Illustrative of the New Testament (1848, 12mo): — Essay on Our Lord's Discourse, etc., John 6 (1851, 12mo): — Thoughts on the Origin, Character, and Interpretation of Scripture Prophecy (1852, 12mo): — Epistle to the Hebrews, in Greek and English (1852, 8vo):Epistle to the Romans (1853, 8vo): — Epistle to the Ephesians (1856, 8vo). See Autobiography of Samuel H. Turner, D.D. (1862, 12mo); Amer. Quar. Church Rev. 1862, p. 734; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.