Edward William Grinfield

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Edward William Grinfield (1785–1864) was an English biblical scholar.

Life[edit]

He was the son of Thomas Grinfield and Anna Joanna, daughter of Joseph Foster Barham of Bedford, and brother of Thomas Grinfield. He was a schoolfellow of Thomas de Quincey at Winkfield, Wiltshire. He entered Lincoln College, Oxford, proceeded B.A. 1806, M.A. 1808, and was ordained in the same year by the Bishop of Lincoln.[1]

After studying law at Lincoln's Inn and the Inner Temple, Grinfield became minister of Laura Chapel, Bath. It had been founded by Francis Randolph, its proprietor, in 1756.[2] Later he moved to London, where he occasionally preached at Kensington.[1][3]

In 1859 Grinfield founded and endowed a lectureship at Oxford on the Septuagint. he died at Brighton on 9 July 1864, and was buried in Hove churchyard.[1]

Works[edit]

Grinfield wrote many pamphlets, articles, and reviews, as an advocate of Anglican orthodoxy. His works are:[1]

  • ‘Reflections on the Connection of the British Government with the Protestant Religion,’ 1807.
  • ‘The Crisis of Religion,’ 1811, and with ‘Strictures on Mr. Lancaster's System of Popular Education,’ 1812.
  • ‘Reflections upon the Influence of Infidelity and Profaneness on Public Liberty, with a Plan for National Circulating Libraries,’ 1817.
  • ‘Connection of Natural and Revealed Theology,’ 1818.
  • ‘Cursory Observations upon the Lectures in Physiology, Zoology, and Natural History of Man, by Mr. Laurence,’ 2nd edition, 1819.
  • ‘Sermons on the Parables,’ 1819.
  • ‘The Researches of Physiology,’ 1820.
  • ‘Thoughts on Lord Brougham's Education Bill,’ 1821.
  • ‘Vindiciæ Anglicanæ, Letter to Dr. Copleston on his Inquiry into the Doctrine of Necessity and Predestination, with a second part,’ 1822.
  • ‘Sermon on Paley's Exposition of the Law of Honour,’ 1824.
  • ‘The Doctrinal Harmony of the New Testament,’ 1824.
  • ‘A Reply to Mr. Brougham's Practical Observations upon the Education of the People,’ 1825.
  • ‘The Nature and Extent of the Christian Dispensation with reference to the Salvability of the Heathen,’ 1827.
  • ‘A Scriptural Inquiry into the Nature and Import of the Image and Likeness of God in Man,’ 1830.
  • ‘Sketches of the Danish Mission on the Coast of Coromandel,’ 1831.
  • ‘Christian Sentiments suggested by the Present Crisis; or, Civil Liberty founded upon Self-Restraint,’ 1831.
  • ‘Reflections after a Visit to the University of Oxford,’ on the proceedings against Renn Dickson Hampden, 1836.
  • ‘The Chart and Scale of Truth,’ 1840.
  • ‘Novum Testamentum Græcum. Editio Hellenistica,’ 1843.
  • ‘Scholia Hellenistica in Novum Testamentum,’ &c., 1848.
  • ‘An Expostulatory Letter to the Right Rev. Bishop Wiseman on the Interpolated Curse in the Vatican Septuagint,’ 1850.
  • ‘An Apology for the Septuagint,’ 1850.
  • ‘The Jesuits: an Historical Sketch,’ 1851, 1853.
  • ‘The Christian Cosmos: the Son of God the revealed Creator,’ 1856.

Grinfield Lecturers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d  "Grinfield, Edward William". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 
  2. ^ Major, Emma. "Randolph, Francis". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/23118.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  3. ^ Agnew, Sinéad. "Grinfield, Edward William". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/11646.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  4. ^ Matthew, H. C. G. "Hansell, Edward Halifax". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/12224.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  5. ^  "Collis, John Day". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 
  6. ^ Curthoys, M. C. "Hessey, James Augustus". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/13133.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  7. ^ Hawke, Joanna. "Kay, William". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/15198.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  8. ^ Clewlow, Ellie. "Marriott, Wharton Booth". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/18094.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  9. ^ Matthew, H. C. G. "Plumptre, Edward Hayes". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/22402.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  10. ^ Matthew, H. C. G. "Hatch, Edwin". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/12589.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  11. ^ Agnew, Sinéad. "Edersheim, Alfred". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/8460.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  12. ^ Hawke, Joanna. "Wright, Charles Henry Hamilton". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/37033.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  13. ^ Hawke, Joanna. "Redpath, Henry Adeney". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/35705.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  14. ^ Law, Gerald. "Charles, Robert Henry". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/32370.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  15. ^ Handel Andrews (28 June 2011). The Church's One Foundation: Church and Bible Themes. Xlibris Corporation. p. 157. ISBN 978-1-4628-6965-7. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  16. ^ Rogerson, J. W. "Gray, George Buchanan". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/33526.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  17. ^ Heaton, E. W. "Dodd, Charles Harold". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/31037.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  18. ^ Emerton, J. A. "Driver, Sir Godfrey Rolles". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/31048.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  19. ^ Law, Gerald. "Manson, Thomas Walter". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/34866.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  20. ^ George Dunbar Kilpatrick; J. K. (James Keith) Elliott (1976). Studies in New Testament Language and Text: Essays in Honour of George D. Kilpatrick on the Occasion of His Sixty- Fifth Birthday. Brill Archive. p. 2. ISBN 978-90-04-04386-2. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  21. ^ Barr, James. "Caird, George Bradford". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/30890.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)

Sources[edit]

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"Grinfield, Edward William". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.