in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1414 words.
Smith, James, of Jordanhill (1782–1867), geologist and biblical historian, was born in Glasgow on 15 August 1782, the eldest of five children of Archibald Smith of Jordanhill (1749–1821),...