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Edgar Johnson Goodspeed

Goodspeed, Edgar Johnson, 1871–1962, American Greek scholar, b. Quincy, Ill., grad. Denison Univ. (B.A., 1890; D.D., 1928) and Univ. of Chicago (B.D., 1897; Ph.D., 1898). He taught at the Univ. of Chicago from 1898 to 1937 and gained recognition as a biblical critic. He is principally known for his translation of the Bible: The New Testament—an American Translation appeared in 1923; the wide esteem given it was extended also to The Complete Bible—an American Translation (with J. M. P. Smith, 1939), which is generally known as the Goodspeed Bible.

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