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The Life and Times
of James Alexander
Married Mary McDonald-1842 -14 children, 7 reached maturity.
Lived in Winchester, KY his whole life
.-read Sear’s comment
on homeJames Alexander Harding born April 16, 1848
James W. Harding1823-1919
1861-baptized at age 13 in a meeting held by Moses Lard1866-Enters Bethany College
W. K. Pendleton, President (Campbell had died previous March.
He was greatly influenced by D. J. T. Barclay.
1869-Graduates with a teaching degree
Moves to Hopkinsville, KY, starts a school with his college roommate, Charles Knight.1871-marries 19 year old Carrie Knight—3 children born-2 died in infancy.1876-Carrie Knight Harding dies of TB
1876 to 1891
1878-Marries Pattie Cobb of Estil County, KY1879-Daughter Woodson born-she would marry J N Armstrong in 18981882-Begins writing for the Gospel Advocate.1876-1893-Evangelistic Preaching from Canada-Florida New York to New MexicoOver 300 meetings– Read F. D. Srygley’s assessment of Harding as an evangelistRead West on Harding’s view on providence
1891- He and David Lipscomb start Nashville Bible SchoolServes as President for 10 years.1899-Starts his own paper- The Way.1898-His daughter, Woodson marries J. N. Armstrong1901—Announces that he is leaving to start a school in Bowling Green. –Armstrong goes with him-read Lipscomb’s announcement in the GA1903- The Way is merged with the Christian Leader to become The Christian Leader and the Way
1905-Potter Bible College suffers blow when Armstrong and 2 other teachers leave to start a school in Odessa, MO
1909- Harding speaks at Thanksgiving Lectures at Cordell, OK
1912- Becomes one of the editors of The Gospel Herald-J. N Armstrong’s paper 1912-gives up presidency at Potter.
1912- Begins having memory problems
1912-Potter Bible College closes
1914- Harding and wife move to Atlanta-live with
Sue and husband, Dr. Paine.1915-16 – they spend winter at Cordell Christian College with daughter Woodson.1919-Harding’s father, J W Harding dies in Winchester at age 941922- Harding dies in Atlanta-burial in Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, KY