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Edward William Grinfield

(1785—1864) biblical scholar


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(1785–1864), biblical scholar. Educated at Lincoln College, Oxford, he was ordained in 1808, and wrote a large number of pamphlets and articles in defence of a rigid theological orthodoxy. He is remembered esp. by the lectureship at Oxford which he founded in 1859 to promote the study of the Septuagint.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Christianity.


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