DU BOSE, WILLIAM PORCHER: Protestant Episcopalian; b. at Winnsborough, S. C., Apr. 11, 1836. He was educated at the University of Virginia (M.A., 1859), and studied at the Divinity School at Camden, S. C., from 1859 to 1861. He then entered the Confederate Army, first as an adjutant and later as a chaplain, and served throughout the war, after which he was rector of St. John's, Winnsborough, in 1866-67, and of Trinity, Abbeville, S. C., in 1868-71. Since 1872 he has been connected with the University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., chaplain in 1872-83, professor of moral theology and New Testament exegesis after 1872, and dean until his retirement in 1908. He has written Soteriology of the New Testament (New York, 1892; reissue, 1906); The Ecumenical Councils (1896); The Gospel in the Gospels (1906); and The Gospel According to Saint Paul (1907).