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Smart, (Roderick) Ninian (1927–2001), scholar of religions

Ursula King

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print March 2009 |
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/75439

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Smart, (Roderick) Ninian (1927–2001), scholar of religions, was born on 6 May 1927 at The Observatory, Cambridge, the youngest of the three sons (there was no daughter) of William Marshall Smart (1889–1975), astronomer, and his wife, Isabel Macquarie, née Carswell (1887–1974). He was educated at ...

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Subjects: Theology

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