Brown, William Lawrence, Dd
Brown, William Lawrence, D.D., an eminent Scotch divine, born in 1755, was educated at St Andrew's, Aberdeen, and at Utrecht. In 1778 he became minister of the English Church in Utrecht; in 1795 he removed to Scotland and became professor of divinity at Aberdeen, and afterward principal of Marischal College. He died in 1830. His writings include Sermons (Edinb. 1803, 8vo):- Comparison of Christianity with other Forms of Religion (Edinb. 1826, 2 vols. 8vo):-Essay on the Existence of a Supreme Creator (Edinb. 1816, 8vo), which obtained the Burnet prize of £1250.