O Day of God, Draw Nigh

Author: R. B. Y. Scott

Robert Balgarnie Young Scott (July 16, 1899 – November 1, 1987) was a clergyman of the United Church of Canada and an Old Testament scholar. Born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of John McPherson Scott (a Presbyterian Church in Canada minister), he was a graduate of Knox College, University of Toronto and the University of Toronto where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1922, a Master of Arts degree in 1924, and a Ph.D. in 1928. He was ordained in the United Church of Canada in 1926. He started teaching at Vancouver's Union College in 1928. In 1931, he moved to Montreal where he was a professor of Old Testament language and literature at the United Theological College of Montréal. From 1948 until 1955, he taught Old Testament a… Go to person page >



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