Gilbert Rorison

RORISON, Gilbert. b. Glasgow, 7 February 1821; d. Bridge of Allan, 11 October 1869. He was educated at the University of Glasgow. He was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, but joined the Episcopal Church of Scotland. After theological training in Edinburgh he was ordained in 1843, and served as an Episcopal Church priest at Leith, Helensburgh and Peterhead. He published sermons and other devotional works (On the Christian miracles, 1854; Depression of the clergy the danger to the church, 1856) and at least two pamphlets on church controversies, the first immediately after ordination at Edinburgh: Schismatic or no schismatic; being strictures on Mr Drummond’s address in reference...

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