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Frederic William Farrar (1831–1903)

Farrar, Frederick William. An English clergyman, dean of Canterbury; born at Bombay, India, Aug. 7, 1831; died in London, March 22, 1903. Of his religious and theological writings the most notable are: ‘The Witness of History to Christ’ (1871); ‘The Life of Christ’ (2 vols., 1874); ‘Life and Works of St. Paul’ (2 vols., 1879); ‘The Early Days of Christianity’ (2 vols., 1882); ‘Eternal Hope,’ criticized on account of its lax doctrine regarding everlasting punishment. He is author also of works on language and several books of fiction for boys: ‘Eric’ (1858); ‘Julian Herne’ (1859); ‘St. Winifreds’ (1862). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).