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Niven, William Dickielocked


Born 26 April 1879; s of Charles Niven and Jane M. Mackay; m 1908, Isabella M. Cumming; two d; died 26 Feb. 1965


Fyvie Public Sch.; Gordon’s Coll., Aberdeen; Univ. of Aberdeen, Univ. of Berlin, Univ. of Halle. MA Aberdeen as most distinguished graduate in Arts of Year 1900; Lumsden and Sachs Fellowship, Aberdeen United Free Church Coll. 1906


Asst to Professor of Logic in Aberdeen, 1903–06; Croom Robertson Fellowship, 1901; Minister at Macduff, 1907–10; Blairgowrie; 1910–18; Causewayend, Aberdeen, 1919–27; External Examiner in Philosophy, Aberdeen, 1910–13; Professor of Church History in Trinity College, Glasgow, 1927; External Examiner for BD Degree, Aberdeen, 1932–35; Professor of New Testament Language and Literature in Glasgow University, 1935–46; Professor of Ecclesiastical History in Glasgow University, 1946–49, retired, 1949


The Conflicts of the Early Church, 1930; John Knox and the Scottish Reformation, 1938; Reformation Principles after Four Centuries, 1953; Articles in Encyclopædia of Religion and Ethics and Dictionary of Apostolic Church


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