Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, November 23, 1948, Page 7, Image 7

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    McCown Gets Appointment
As Professor of Religion
Dr. Chester C. McCown, a spe
;1alist in Near Eastern archeol
ogy and Professor of New Testa
pent literature, has been appointed
visiting professor of religion at the
University of Oregon for the win
ter term, 1949.
During the winter term, Dr. Mc
Cown will teach two classes, one,
ft 212 Bible and Civilization and
the other, R 462 Judaism and
Christianity. Dr. McCown will also
give a series of illustrated lectures
in the University Lectures Series
on Our Debt to the Near East.
Ph.D. at Chicago
* He received his Ph.D. degree
from the University of Chicago
in 1914 and from then until 1947
he has taught as Professor of New
Testament and Oriental Studies at
the Pacific School of Religion,
Berkeley, California. Since 1936
Dr. McCown has been a director of
the Palestinian Archeological In
stitute at Jerusalem, and joint di
rector at the Yale university
American School Research Expe
dition in Palestine at Jerash, 1930
Two of his most prominent books
are: “Ladder of Progress in Pales
tine” and “The Search for the Real
Jesus.” He has also written a book
dealing with the Tel en-Nasbeh Ex
List of Organizations
Doctor McCown is a member of
the American Council of Learned
Societies, the International Con
gress of Orientalists at Rome,
Italy, the Society of Biblical Liter
ature and Exegesis, and the Amer
ican Philosophical association.
He is also a member of the
American Oriental society, the Pal
estine Oriental society, and the Ar
cheological Institute of American
Palestine Exploration Fund. As an
honorary vice-president of the Ar
cheological Institute of America,
Dr. McCown is interested in stimu
lating interest in archaeology with
the possibility of developing a Chap
ter in Eugene.
Because Dr. McCown has spent
many years in Palestine, he is well
informed about present-day condi
tions, especially with reference to
the current Jewish-Arab conflict.
YW Secretary
Arrives Sn Eugene
Regional YW secretary Paul E.
Keiser will arrive in Eugene today
to confer with various YW7 groups.
Keiser will address the advisory
council at a luncheon meeting in
the faculty club today. Tomorrow
he will speak before the student
executive council at noon in the
YW. Wednesday evening he. will
conclude his activities by appearing
before thc-»Freshman club at their
Thanksgiving party.
The woman who advocates equal
rights for her sex is a generous soul,
willing to settle for half.
Order of O Meet
An Order of the O meeting \>m
be held at noon today at the PI
Kappa Alpha house. President
Roger Wiley has requested that
all members be present.
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