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John Baillie
b. March 26, 1886 – d. September 29, 1960 • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Baillie, John
Baillie, John (1886–1960), Scottish theologian. Born in the *Free Church of Scotland manse at Gairloch, Wester Ross, he went from Inverness Royal Academy to Edinburgh to study philosophy at the university and theology at New College (then a seminary of the *United Free Church for whose ministry he trained).
Encyclopedia of the Reformed Faith
Baillie, John
Baillie, John (1886–1960)The outstanding Scottish theologian and churchman-academic of his generation (Moderator of General Assembly; WCC president; Gifford Lecturer),Baillie taught in North America and Scotland, becoming dean of divinity and principle of New College, Edinburgh. True to the substance
The Dictionary of Historical Theology
Baillie, John (1886–1960)
Baillie, John (1886–1960)John and *Donald Baillie were among the most significant Scottish theologians of the twentieth century, and indeed since *John McLeod Campbell. In the Baillies, the Scots theological tradition reached a peak and a maturity which it urgently needs to recover.John Baillie was
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Baillie, John
Baillie, John (1886–1960). Professor of theology in Toronto and in Edinburgh, Scotland, his nation of origin. Together with his brother Donald ⇒Baillie, B. represented a moderately conservative reaction to the most liberal elements among the neo-orthodox. His numerous works include Our Knowledge of God
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Baillie, John (1886–1960)
BAILLIE, JOHN (1886–1960)Baillie was a Scottish churchman and theologian brother of Donald *Baillie. His life mirrored Presbyterian reunion in Scotland—son of a Free Church manse, student in the United Free Church’s New College, Edinburgh, Moderator of the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly (1943),
Who’s Who in Christian History
Baillie, John
BAILLIE, JOHN (1886–1960)Scottish theologian, educator, and ecumenical leader; younger brother of Donald MacPherson BaillieJohn was educated at Edinburgh, Jena, and Marburg universities. After serving with the YMCA in World War I he became professor of theology at Auburn Seminary, New York, (1919–1927);