• Born date: 1881-07-28
  • Born in: Baltimore
  • Death date: 1937-01-01
  • Death in: Bismarck, North Dakota
John Gresham Machen

John Gresham Machen (/ˈdʒɒn ˈɡrɛsəm ˈmeɪtʃən/; July 28, 1881 – January 1, 1937) was an American Presbyterian theologian in the early 20th century. He was the Professor of New Testament at Princeton Seminary between 1906 and 1929, and led a conservative revolt against modernist theology at Princeton and formed Westminster Theological Seminary as a more orthodox alternative.