ORR, James

ORR, James
   Scottish theologian and professor of APOLOGETICS at the United Free Church College in Glasgow. Promoting a modified CALVINISM adapted to meet the challenges of MODERNITY, he sought to defend CHRISTIANITY against contemporary critics. His works included
   The Resurrection of Jesus (1905), and A Christian View of God and the World (1893).

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  • James Orr (poet) — James Orr (1770 ndash; 24 April 1816) was a poet or rhyming weaver from Ulster also known as the Bard of Ballycarry , who wrote in the English language and the Ulster Scots language. He was the foremost of the Ulster Weaver Poets, and was writing …   Wikipedia

  • James Knox Polk — am 14. Februar 1849, vier Monate vor seinem Tod James Knox Polk (* 2. November 1795 in Pineville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina; † 15. Juni 1849 in Nashville, Tennessee) war vom 4. März 1845 bis zum 4. März 1849 elfter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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