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Frederick John Foakes Jackson

1855-1941. Anglican theologian. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was chaplain and lecturer (1882-95) and then dean (1895-1916) at Jesus College. In 1916 he became Briggs graduate professor at Union Theological Seminary of New York, a position held until 1934. He wrote numerous books, primarily in the area of church history, including History of the Christian Church (1891), Christian Difficulties in the Second and Twentieth Centuries (Hulsean Lectures, 1903), English Society, 1750-1850 (1916), Studies in the Life of the Early Church (1924), Eusebius (1933), and many others. He edited The Parting of the Roads (1911), a collection of essays of some of his former pupils at Jesus, and The Beginnings of Christianity: Part I: The Acts of the Apostles (5 vols., 1919-33) with Kirsopp Lake.