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William Robertson Smith

William Johnstone

William Robertson Smith

Essays in Reassessment (JSOT Supplement)

by William Johnstone

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Published by Sheffield Academic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Reference,
  • Congresses,
  • Smith, W. Robertson,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Christianity - Theology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8969059M
    ISBN 10185075523X
    ISBN 109781850755234


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The first full-length biography of Robertson Smith to be published for almost a hundred years, this text makes use of hitherto unknown material preserved by the Smith family and draws upon the extensive range of correspondence between Smith and such scholars as Albrecht Ritschl, Paul de Lagarde, Julius Wellhausen, Abraham Kuenen and Theodor by: 1.

Smith was Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Exegesis at the Free Church The centenary of the death of William Robertson Smith fell on 31 March His written work includes the renowned The Religion of the Semites. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of William Robertson Smith books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. William Robertson Smith () was successively the embattled champion of the emergent higher criticism as applied to the Old Testament, chief editor of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, and Professor of Arabic at Cambridge University.

Today he is acknowledged to have been a pioneering figure in both social anthropology and the study of comparative religion, deeply influencing the thinking.

William Robertson Smith () was professor of Arabic at the University of Cambridge and editor-in-chief of The Encyclopaedia Britannica. He was the author of The Prophets of Israel and Their Place in History, available from by: William Robertson Smith: free download. Ebooks library.

On-line books store on Z-Library | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. For W. Robertson Smith, a British biblical scholar who first published his theory in the ninth edition of Encyclopædia Britannica (–89), sacrifice was motivated by the desire for communion between members of a primitive group and their god.

The origin of ritual, therefore, was believed to. Having been recruited by Baynes to be co-editor of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (the so-called scholarly edition) Robertson Smith left Aberdeen and took up residence in summer in Edinburgh along with his youngest brother, Herbert.

The work was congenial to him and by no means onerous but other demands were to be made on him during the following years. This is a book by a Scottish scholar, William Robertson Smith, which originated as lectures given in Aberdeen at the end of the s.

It was published in the s, not too long before Smith’s early death. W. Robertson Smith was a colleague of J. Frazer's (author of The Golden Bough) and this book belongs to the branch of study known as "comparative religion." A scientific approach to ancient religion, this book offers enlightenment over.

Section A. William Robertson Smith's life and work in its late-nineteenth-century context --Section B. William Robertson Smith as biblical scholar --Section C.

William Robertson Smith's international connections and influence --Section D. William Robertson Smith as social anthropologist --Section E.

Smith as Arabist and Orientalist. Series Title. | Scottish [[Old Testament]] scholar. A son of the manse, he was educated in Scotland and Germany and in appointed professor of Oriental languages and Old Testament exegesis at the Free Church College, Aberdeen.

Seven years later he was suspended after contributing to the Encyclopaedia Britannica articles that allegedly undermined belief in. Scottish Semiticist and Arabist William Robertson Smith was a celebrated biblical critic, theorist of religion, and theorist of myth. His accomplishments were multiple.

Smith's German mentors. The prophets of Israel and their place in history: to the close of the eighth century B.C.: eight lectures (). This book, "The prophets of Israel and their place in history", by William Robertson Smith, is a replication of a book originally published before Author: William Robertson Smith.

William Robertson Smith (). “The Prophets of Israel: and their place in history to the close of the Eighth Century B.C.”, p, Wipf and Stock Publishers 40 Copy quote. But we must not forget, this ritual expressed, certain ideas which lie at the very root of true religion, the fellowship of the worshippers with one another in their.

SMITH, WILLIAM ROBERTSON (–), theologian and Semitic scholar, born at New Farm, Keig, in the Vale of Alford, Aberdeenshire, on 8 Nov.was eldest son of William Pirie Smith, free church minister of Keig and Tough, a man of intellectual vigour and learning, who had formerly been a teacher in the West End Academy, Aberdeen.

Life of William Robertson Smith. London, A. and C. Black, (OCoLC) Named Person: W Robertson Smith; W Robertson Smith; W Robertson Smith: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: J Sutherland Black; George W.

Smith, William Robertson Analysis of religion. Kinship and marriage. WORKS BY SMITH. SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY. William Robertson Smith(–) was born in Scotland, the son of a distinguishedscholar and minister in the Free Church of fatherinstilled in his son a love for learning and for free criticalinquiry, especially in the field of Biblical studies.

Robertson Smith is one of the great figures of Anglo-American anthropology in the 19th century. He was perhaps less influential than Frazer, but still exercised tremendous influence.

This book is a collection of lectures delivered over a couple of years that he expanded upon and published.4/5. William Robertson Smith,B&C Early in MayRobertson Smith was licensed to preach, and when the election for the chair finally took place onhe gained an impressive majority over the rival candidates.

Registered Office: Broadway, Fifth Floor, New York, NY USA. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, edited by 'William Smith' The website, in the footnote to the book recently posted to the article, seems to say it was written inbut not published until Our author, who called himself William Robertson Smith, was born in Scottish Semiticist and Arabist William Robertson Smith was a celebrated biblical critic, theorist of religion, and theorist of myth.

His accomplishments were multiple. Smith's German mentors reconstructed the history of Israelite religion from the Bible itself; Smith ventured outside the Bible to Semitic religion and thereby pioneered the.

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Religion of the Semites book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The classic anthropological investigation into the origins and dev 4/5(4).

William Robertson Smith FRSE (8 November – 31 March ) was a Scottish orientalist, Old Testament scholar, professor of divinity, and minister of the Free Church of was an editor of the Encyclopædia Britannica and contributor to the Encyclopaedia is also known for his book Religion of the Semites, which is considered a foundational text in the comparative study.

William Robertson Smith () was professor of Arabic at the University of Cambridge and editor-in-chief of The Encyclopaedia Britannica. He was the author of The Prophets of Israel and Their Place in History, available from : $   Scottish Semiticist and Arabist William Robertson Smith was a celebrated biblical critic, theorist of religion, and theorist of myth.

His accomplishments were multiple. Smith's German mentors reconstructed the history of Israelite religion from the Bible itself; Smith ventured outside the Bible to Semitic religion and thereby pioneered the 5/5(1).

This article discusses William Robertson Smith's significance to the study of religion in the light of some important themes in his Lectures on the Religion of the gh rooted in an evolutionist frame of understanding which in Robertson Smith's case represented a particular theological variation, this work pointed forward to the functionalist theory of religion as a social by: 5.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Religion of the Semites (Ppr).3/5(1). page note 21 Bailey, Warner McReynolds, ‘Theology and Criticism in William Robertson Smith’, an unpublished dissertation, Yale University,pp.

page note 22 In fact that is exactly what he said in a letter to Messrs. Black, his publishers, dated 14th Cited by: 1. Find William Robertson Smith on Amazon Religion did not exist for the saving of souls but for the preservation and welfare of society, and in all that was necessary to this end every man had to take his part, or break with the domestic and political community to which he : The Bible and Criticism in Victorian Britain: Profiles of F.D.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Bible and Criticism in Victorian Britain: Profiles of F.D. Maurice and William Robertson : John W. Rogerson. Wright, William, William Robertson Smith, and M J de Goeje. A Grammar of the Arabic Language: Translated from the German of Caspari and Edited with Numerous Additions and Corrections.

Vol Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Topic: Arabic*Grammar*Nahw*Sarf. William Robertson Smith (8 November, – 31 March, ) was a Scottish orientalist, Old Testament scholar, professor of divinity, and minister of the Free Church of Scotland. He was an editor of the "Encyclopædia Britannica".He is also known for his book "Religion of the Semites", which is considered a foundational text in the comparative study of religion.

The outstanding nineteenth-century biblical scholar and Semitist William Robertson Smith gave three courses of Burnett Lectures on the Religion of the Semites at Aberdeen just over a century ago.

The first series, published in (2nd edn, ), has long been a classic :   William Robertson Smith: biography 8 November – 31 March Commentary on Smith E. Brown, Obituary Notice. Prof. William Robertson Smith (London: Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, July ), 12 pages.

John Sutherland Black & George Chrystal, The Life of William Robertson Smith (London: Adam & Charles Black ). Ronald Roy [ ]. William Robertson Smith FRSE was a Scottish orientalist, Old Testament scholar, professor of divinity, and minister of the Free Church of was an.

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He was the author of The Prophets of Israel and Their Place in History, available from Transaction.5/5(1).William Robertson Smith (November 8, – Ma ) was a Scottish philologist, anthropologist, and Biblical critic.

He is best known for his work on the Encyclopædia Britannica and his book Religion of the Semites (), which is considered a foundational text in. And, in W.

Robertson Smith's "Lectures on the Religion of the Semites: First Series the Fundamental Institutions" (new edition and revised throughout by the author; Adam and Charles Black, London ), I believe, one can and does arrive at some definitive confirmation to the underlying cause that's been buried in the long-forgotten past (I 4/5(2).