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James Orr
b. 1844 – d. September 6, 1913 • Presbyterian • Theologian
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Orr, James
Orr, James (1844–1913)Scottish theologian, professor of church history at the United Presbyterian Divinity Hall. Edinburgh, and then professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Trinity College, Glasgow. Born in Glasgow, Orr lost both his parents when a boy and was late in going to the university
Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics
James Orr
Orr, James. James Orr (1844–1913) was a Scottish theologian and apologist. He attended the University of Glasgow and ministered in the United Presbyterian Church in Hawick (1874–91). He taught at the United Presbyterian Theological College (1891–1901) and thereafter at the United Free Church College
The Dictionary of Historical Theology
Orr, James (1844–1913)
Orr, James (1844–1913)Scottish theologian, apologist and polemicist. Born in Glasgow, he identified as a young man with the minority United Presbyterians (UPs) and their egalitarian tradition. He studied at the UP Divinity Hall, Edinburgh (1868–72) and Glasgow University (MA, 1870; BD, 1872; DD, 1885)
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Orr, James
Orr, James (1844–1915). Protestant theologian. He was a professor of apologetics and theology in Glasgow, under the auspices of the United Free Church of Scotland. His theology offers little originality. He devoted himself above all to propagating German thought, chiefly that of ⇒Ritschl. Among his works
Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition
Orr, James
Orr, James (1844–1913). A Scottish *Presbyterian minister, professor of church history at United Presbyterian College, and later professor of *systematic theology and *apologetics at Trinity College in Glasgow. Orr was a leading opponent of Ritschlian liberal theology and the subjective turn in modern
Dictionary of Christianity and Science: The Definitive Reference for the Intersection of Christian Faith and Contemporary Science
Orr, James
ORR, JAMES. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, on April 11, 1844, Orr was raised by relatives after his parents died when he was a young boy. Intent on entering the ministry in the United Presbyterian Church, he enrolled in Glasgow University in 1865. In 1870 he earned an MA degree in philosophy and two years
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
Orr, James
Orr, James (1844–1913). A Scottish theologian. Born in Glasgow, he graduated from Glasgow University as MA and then BD (1872). For the next twenty years he served as parish minister in the United Presbyterian Church. In 1891 he left his parish in Hawick to become professor of church history in the United
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Orr, James (1844–1913)
ORR, JAMES (1844–1913)Scottish theologian, apologist and polemicist, Orr was educated for the most part at Glasgow University, where he distinguished himself in philosophy and theology. After seventeen years of pastoral ministry, he delivered a lecture series which was published as The Christian View
Who’s Who in Christian History
Orr, James
Orr, James (1844–1913)Scottish theologianBorn in Glasgow and educated at the university there, Orr went on to the United Presbyterian Church’s college in Edinburgh. After ordination he ministered in the Scottish border town of Hawick (1874–1891). He was then appointed professor of church history in
Handbook of Evangelical Theologians
James Orr
James OrrGlen G. ScorgieJames Orr (not to be confused with J. Edwin Orr, a more recent chronicler of revivals) was born in Glasgow on April 11, 1844. He was orphaned at an early age; subsequent apprenticeship (of economic necessity) to a bookbinder and the postponement of his university entrance