The New Student's Reference Work/Clark, William Robinson

Clark, William Robinson, M.A., D.D., LL.D., D.C.L., F.R.S., of Canada, has been professor of philosophy in Trinity College, Toronto, since 1882. He was born in Inverurie, Scotland, March 26, 1829, the son of a clergyman. He was educated at King's College, Aberdeen, and Hertford College, Oxford, and was admitted to the priesthood of the church of England in 1858, becoming prebendary of Wells in 1870. He was Baldwin lecturer in the University of Michigan in 1887 and Slocum lecturer in 1899. In addition to several important works of a religious nature, including the lectures mentioned, he has edited and translated Hagenbach's History of Christian Doctrine and Haefele's History of the Councils.