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Arnot, William

ARNOT, WILLIAM: Free Church, Scotland; b. at Scone, Perthshire, Nov. 6, 1808; d. in Edinburgh June 3, 1875. He studied at Glasgow, and in 1838 became pastor of St. Peter’s Church in the same city; joined the Free Church movement in 1843; in 1863 succeeded Dr. Rainy as minister of the Free High Church, Edinburgh. He paid three visits to America, the last time as delegate to the meeting of the Evangelical Alliance in New York (1873). His chief publications were: Life of James Halley (Edinburgh, 1842); The Race for Riches, and some of the Pits into which the Runners fall: Six Lectures applying the Word of God to the Traffic of Man (London, 1851); Laws from Heaven for Life on Earth: Illustrations of the Book of Proverbs (2 vols., 1857–58); The Parables of Our Lord (1864); Life of James Hamilton (1870).

Bibliography: DNB, ii. 119–120; Autobiography, and Memoir by A. Fleming (his daughter), London, 1877.

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