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James Moffatt
b. 1870 – d. 1944 • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Moffatt, James
Moffatt, James (1870–1944), NT scholar. A native of Glasgow, where he was educated at the University and the Free Church College, he was ordained in 1896, and after some years in the ministry of the *Free Church of Scotland taught at Mansfield College, Oxford, from 1911 to 1915 and at Glasgow from
Encyclopedia of the Reformed Faith
Moffatt, James
Moffatt, James (1870–1944)One of the leading NT scholars of the first half of the twentieth century, best known for his own translation of the Bible (NT, 1913; OT, 1924). Moffatt was born in Glasgow, studied classics at the University of Glasgow and theology at the Glasgow College of the Free Church
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Moffatt, James
Moffatt, James (1870–1944). Biblical scholar and church historian born in Glasgow, Scotland, who was especially known for his translation of the Bible into a modern and familiar English (the New Testament in 1913, the Old Testament in 1924, and a revision of both in 1935). This work was the basis of
Who’s Who in Christian History
Moffatt, James
Moffatt, James (1870–1944)Scottish Bible translatorBorn in Glasgow, Moffatt was educated at the University and the Free Church College in that city. After ordination in 1896, he spent fifteen years in parish work for the Free Church of Scotland. He then lectured at Mansfield College, Oxford, for four