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Thomas Allin (Anglican)

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Name  Thomas Allin
Role  Anglican

Died  1909

Education  Trinity College, Dublin

Thomas Allin (1838–1909) was an Anglo-Irish clergyman, a writer on Universalism, also known for botanical research.

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Life

He was born at Midleton, County Cork, Ireland. He graduated B.A. at Trinity College, Dublin in 1859, and took orders in the Church of Ireland. After a succession of curacies, he left for England in 1877.

Works

  • Race and Religion: Hellenistic Theology: its Place in Christian Thought 1900
  • Universalism Asserted (1905) - J. W. Hanson recounts that this work started when Allin found a copy of Hosea Ballou's history of Universalism in the British Library and was led to a study of patristic literature.
  • rewritten by Mark T Chamberlain, "Every Knee Shall Bow", privately published.
  • In his activity as naturalist he had Isaac Carroll (1828–1880) as collaborator. His surveys resulted in The Flowering Plants and Ferns of the County Cork (1883)

    References

    Thomas Allin (Anglican) Wikipedia


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