William Robertson Smith

Selected Letters

Edited by Bernhard Maier, in Colloboration with Astrid Hess and Gordon K. Booth
[Ausgewählte Briefe von William Robertson Smith.]
2019. XIX, 468 pages.
DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-156733-9
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Summary
William Robertson Smith (1846–1894) is considered to be an important pioneer of Biblical Criticism, Social Anthropology and Comparative Religious Studies. This volume contains ca. 400 letters to his family, friends and colleagues, spanning the period from his early student days in 1863 to his final illness in 1894.