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George A. Klingman


George Adam Klingman (1865-1939) was a pioneer in Church of Christ-related higher education. He was probably the best-educated preacher in Churches of Christ during the first third of the twentieth century. Klingman preached in Louisville, Kentucky. from 1894 until 1902, followed by a ministry with the Plum Street Church of Christ in Detroit, Michigan from 1904 to 1907 and again from 1909 to 1912.
A popular lecturer, he delivered the first series of special lectures at the newly established Childers Classical Institute in Abilene, Texas (now Abilene Christian University), in 1907. From 1917 until 1923, he served as dean of the A. M. Thornton Bible School at Abilene Christian College. He preached in Toronto, Canada, from 1923 until fall 1925 when he joined the faculty of Thorp Spring Christian College, which advertised him as "One of the Greatest Bible Teachers in the South”.


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