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Andrew Martin Fairbairn
b. November 4, 1838 – d. 1912 • Scholar • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Fairbairn, Andrew Martin
Fairbairn, Andrew Martin (1838–1912), *Congregational theologian. Of Covenanting ancestry, Fairbairn was born at Inverkeithing in Fife and studied at Edinburgh University. He was successively minister of the *Evangelical Union churches at Bathgate (1860–72) and St Paul’s Street, Aberdeen (1872–7),
Encyclopedia of the Reformed Faith
Fairbairn, Andrew Martin
Fairbairn, Andrew Martin (1838–1912)British Congregational theologian who taught at Mansfield College, Oxford (1889). Fairbairn opposed skepticism, maintaining that “the highest truth of reason is one with the highest object of faith,” and cast evolution in theistic terms. Social ethics, the Protestant
The Dictionary of Historical Theology
Fairbairn, Andrew Martin (1838–1912)
Fairbairn, Andrew Martin (1838–1912)Fairbairn was born in Inverkeithing, Fife, the son of parents who belonged to the United Secession Church. He soon left the church of his parents to join the Evangelical Union, which was founded in 1843 by James Morison (1816–93), following his expulsion from the
Who’s Who in Christian History
Fairburn, Andrew Martin
Fairburn, Andrew Martin (1838–1912)British Congregational theologianFairburn was born at Inverkeithing, Scotland. As a youth Fairburn joined the Evangelical Union in Scotland and in time became the minister of its church in Bathgate. He took time off to study in Germany where he listened to I. A. Dorner,