Amzi Clarence Dixon (July 6, 1854 – June 14, 1925) was a Baptist pastor, Bible expositor, and evangelist, popular during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. With R.A. Torrey he edited an influential series of essays, published as the The Fundamentals (1910-15), which gave fundamentalist Christianity its name. A. C. Dixon was the brother of minister, playwright, and influential racist Thomas Dixon.
Dixon was born on a plantation near Shelby, North Carolina, on July 6, 1854 to a Baptist preacher. While still young, Dixon believed he was called to preach the gospel.
In 1875, Dixon graduated from Wake Forest College in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He was ordained in 1876 and immediately began serving as pastor of two country churche… Go to person page >