Anthony J Maas

Exegete, born Bainkhausen, Westphalia, Germany, 1858; died Saint Andrew's-on-the-Hudson, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1927. He was educated at public and private schools and the gymnasium at Arnsberg, Westphalia; the Jesuit scholasticates at Manresa, New York, Woodstock, Maryland, and Manresa, Spain. He came to the United States, entered the Society of Jesus, 1877, and was ordained, 1887. He was professor of Scripture (1891-1905) and prefect of studies (1897-1905) at Woodstock, assistant editor of "The Messenger," New York (1905-1907), rector of Woodstock College (1907-1912), and provincial of the New York-Maryland Province, resident in New York (1912-1927). His works include the "Life of Christ," "Christ in Type and Prophecy," and "Commentary on the Gospel of Saint Matthew."

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