Dallas, Alexander Rc

Dallas, Alexander R.C.

an English divine, was admitted as a gentleman commoner at Worcester College, Oxford, in 1820; in 1821 accepted the curacy of Radley; became bishop of Jamaica in 1824; was appointed chaplain to the Reverend Dr. Sumner in 1826; entered upon the ministry at Wonston in 1828, where he continued about forty years, and died December 12, 1869. Mr. Dallas was a powerful advocate of the missionary cause, and a great champion of anti- Catholicism in Ireland. He was the author of, A voice from Heaven to Ireland: Practical Sermons on the Lord's Prayer: Pastoral Superintendence, its Motive, Detail, and Support: Curates' Offering:Village Sermons: Miracles. of Christ: Parables of Christ: Progress and Prospects of Romanism: Scriptural View of the Position of the Jews: Cottager's Guide to the New Testament, and many other valuable works. See (Lond.) Christian Observer, February 1872, page 98; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.

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