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Four Psalms


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George Adam Smith

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George Adam Smith (October 19, 1856 - 1942), Scottish theologian, was born in Calcutta, where his father, George Smith, C.I.E., was then principal of the Doveton College.

He was educated at Edinburgh in the Royal High School, the University of Edinburgh and the New College. After studying at the University of Tbingen and the University of Leipzig and travelling in Egypt and Syria, he entered the ministry of the Free Church of Scotland and was appointed professor of Old Testament subjects in the Free Church College at Glasgow 1892. In 1909 he was appointed principal of the University of Aberdeen and was knighted in 1916.

Among his works are:

  • The Book of Isaiah (2 vols., 1888-1890)
  • The Book of the Twelve Prophets (2 vols., 1876-1877)
  • Historical Geography of the Holy Land (1894)
  • Jerusalem (2 vols., 1907)
  • The Preaching of the Old Testament to the Age (1893)
  • The Life of Henry Drummond (1898).
  • Four Psalms


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