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Black, Matthewlocked

  • James A. Whyte


Black, Matthew (1908–1994), biblical scholar, was born in Kilmarnock on 3 September 1908, the son of James Black (1888–1960), engineer's patternmaker, and his wife, Helen, née Currie (1889–1985), hosiery worker. He was educated at Kilmarnock Academy and Glasgow University, graduating with first-class honours in classics in 1930 and second-class honours in philosophy in 1931. He studied for the ministry, and took his BD in 1934 with distinction in ...

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