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Arthur Tappan Pierson

1837-1911. [[Presbyterian]] [[minister]] and writer. Educated at Hamilton College and Union Seminary, New York, he held pastorates in New York State, in Detroit, Indianapolis, and Philadelphia. At Bethany Presbyterian, Philadelphia, an institutional [[church]], he organized what grew into the city's First Penny Savings Bank. He wrote for many periodicals, was editor of Missionary Review of the World, and was a student of [[prophecy]], [[missionary|missions]] history, and [[comparative religion]], as well as a [[Dispensationalism|dispensationalist]]. From 1891 to 1893 he was minister of Spurgeon's Tabernacle, London. A leader in the [[Bible Conference Movement]] and the [[Student Volunteer Movement]], he was also a consulting editor for the [[Scofield Bible]], lecturer in [[Moody Bible Institute]] from 1893, and one of the few Americans to speak at [[Keswick]]. The Pierson Bible Institute, Seoul, Korea, was an outgrowth of his [[ministry]]. His many books deal with [[biblical criticism]