John A Broadus

John Albert Broadus (1827-1895) was born in Virginia and was educated at the University of Virginia. A Baptist scholar, teacher and preacher, Broadus was assistant professor of Latin and Greek at the University of Virginia and as well as pastor of a Baptist church. In 1859 he became professor of New Testament Interpretation and Homiletics at the newly founded Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and served as its president from 1889 until his death.