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The Scottish Reformation

Its Epochs, Episodes, Leaders, and Distinctive Characteristics

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Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 87,669 / 272 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 21.8
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 586
Added to site: 2007.07.10
mnybks.net#: 17584
Genres: Religion, , History
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age--he was appointed to the chair of Hebrew in St Mary's College, St Andrews, through which he had so recently passed as a student. He has himself told of the cordial welcome which he received from the venerable Principal Haldane and the other members of the professorial staff, and of the harmony with which they co-operated in the work of the College.

It was not then a common thing that so young a minister should be called to occupy such a position of dignity and responsibility, nor was Hebrew then so popular a branch of study as it has, for various reasons, since become in our Divinity Halls; but the ability and success with which the Professor discharged the duties of his chair, and the salutary influence which he exerted in many ways upon the students, more than justified the appointment. He was one of the first in Scotland to introduce a scientific method in the teaching of Hebrew, and his class-room became a place of very real work, necessitating careful preparation on the part of the students. S

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