Alexander Cruden
b. May 31, 1699 – d. November 1, 1779 • Author • Church Reformer
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Cruden, Alexander
Cruden, Alexander (1701–70), compiler of the ‘Biblical Concordance’. Born in Aberdeen, he was educated on strict *Presbyterian principles, taking his degree from Marischal College, c. 1720. His subsequent life was marked by eccentricities bordering on insanity, apparently caused by disappointments in
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Cruden, Alexander
Cruden, Alexander (1699–1770)Moral reformer; compiler of a Bible concordanceCruden was born into a merchant’s family in Aberdeen (Scotland). Raised in an atmosphere of rigid Presbyterianism, he received an A.M. degree from Marischal College sometime around 1720. After a romantic disappointment, Cruden