See also:scholar, was
See also:born near
See also:Ballymena in
See also:Ireland . He was educated at the Royal
See also:College of
See also:Belfast, entered the Presbyterian
See also:ministry in 1835, and was appointed
See also:professor of biblical
See also:criticism at his own college . Becoming a Congregationalist, he accepted in 1842 the
See also:chair of biblical criticism, literature and
See also:languages at the
See also:Independent College at Manchester; but he was obliged to resign in 1857, being brought into collision with the college authorities by the publication of an introduction to the Old Testament entitled The Text of the Old Testament, and the
See also:Interpretation of the Bible, written for a new edition of
See also:Horne's Introduction to the Sacred Scripture . Its liberal tendencies caused him to be accused of unsound views, and a most exhaustive
See also:report prepared by the Lancashire College
See also:committee was followed by numerous
See also:pamphlets for and against . After his resignation a fund of £3000 was subscribed as a testimonial by his friends . In 1862 he removed to
See also:London to become scripture examiner in London University, and he spent the
See also:rest of his
See also:life in
See also:work . He died on the 1st of
See also:April 1898 .
See also:Davidson was a member of the Old Testament Revision Committee . Among his
See also:works are; Sacred
See also:Developed and Applied (1843), rewritten and republished as A
See also:Treatise on Biblical Criticism (1852), Lectures on Ecclesiastical Polity (1848), An Introduction to the New Testament (1848-1851), The
See also:Hebrew Text of the Old Testament Revised (1855), Introduction to the Old Testament (1862), On a Fresh Revision of the Old Testament (1893), The
See also:Canon of the Bible (1877), TheDoctrine of Last Things in the New Testament (1883), besides
See also:translations of the New Testament from Von Tischendorf's text, Gieseler's Ecclesiastical
See also:History (1846) and
See also:Furst's Hebrew and
See also:Lexicon .
RANDALL THOMAS DAVIDSON (1848– )
THOMAS DAVIDSON (1817-1885)
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