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Henry Julian White (1859 – 16 July 1934) was an English biblical scholar.[1] Henry White was born in Islington, north London, and educated at Oxford University. He was ordained in 1886, becoming the domestic chaplain of John Wordsworth
John Wordsworth
in the same year. He taught at Oxford from 1895 and King's College London
London
from 1905. He assisted Wordsworth in producing an edition of the Vulgate
Vulgate
Bible. He was also coauthor of A Grammar of the Vulgate. He was Dean of Christ Church
Dean of Christ Church
in Oxford from 1920 to 1934. White supported the appointment of Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
as a Student (Fellow) at Christ Church, despite opposition by J. G. C. Anderson on nationalistic and perhaps even xenophobic (according to White) grounds in the early 1930s.[2] References[edit]

^ Henry Julian White, listed in L. Fuerbringer, Christian Cyclopedia. St. Louis, Missouri: Concordia Publishing House, 1927. ^ "Albert Einstein". Oxford Chabad Society. Retrieved 1 January 2016. 

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Deans of Christ Church, Oxford

Predecessors

John Hygdon* John Oliver* John London** Richard Cox**

Early modern

Richard Cox Richard Marshall George Carew Thomas Sampson Thomas Godwin Thomas Cooper John Piers Tobias Matthew William James Thomas Ravis John King William Goodwin Richard Corbet Brian Duppa Samuel Fell Edward Reynolds John Owen Edward Reynolds George Morley John Fell John Massey Henry Aldrich Francis Atterbury George Smalridge Hugh Boulter William Bradshaw John Conybeare David Gregory William Markham Lewis Bagot Cyril Jackson

Late modern

Charles Henry Hall Samuel Smith Thomas Gaisford Henry Liddell Francis Paget Thomas Strong Julian White Alwyn Williams John Lowe Cuthbert Simpson Henry Chadwick Eric Heaton John Drury Christopher Lewis Martyn Percy

* – Academic deans only; prior to the establishment of Christ Church Cathedral; ** – Cathedral deans at Osney.

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 29525266 LCCN: no2002052867 ISNI: 0000 0001 1023 3375 GND: 117334154 SUDOC: 074234277 BNF: cb10734011m (data) SNAC: w6z7479c

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