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Duncan, John (1796–1870), biblical scholar and missionary to the Jews

W. G. Blaikie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Religion and Education. 704 words.

Duncan, John (1796–1870), biblical scholar and missionary to the Jews, was born at Aberdeen of very humble parentage. Receiving a small bursary he attended Marischal College, Aberdeen, and...

Ginsburg, Christian David (1821–1914), Bible scholar and missionary

Fred N. Reiner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Religion and Education. 1301 words.

Ginsburg, Christian David (1821–1914), Bible scholar and missionary, was born on 25 December 1821 in Warsaw, Poland, to Baruch Ginsburgh (or Güntzberg). Little is known about his Jewish...

Glen, William (1778–1849), missionary and biblical translator

Grayson Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biblical Studies; Religion and Education. 550 words.

Glen, William (1778–1849), missionary and biblical translator, was born in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, on 30 January 1778, the son of William Glen, tailor. He matriculated at Glasgow...