Elliott, Charles, Dd (2)
Elliott, Charles, D.D.
a Presbyterian educator, was born at Castleton, Scotland, March 18, 1815. After graduating from Lafayette College in 1840, he spent one year in Princeton Theological Seminary, and then taught two years in an academy at Xenia, Ohio. From 1847-49 he was professor of belles-lettres in the Western University of Pennsylvania at Pittsburg; 1849-63 professor of Greek in Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; 1863-82 professor of biblical literature and exegesis in the Presbyterian Seminary at Chicago, Illinois; thereafter professor of Hebrew in Lafayette College. He died February 14, 1892. He was the author of The Sabbath (1866): — A Treatise on the Inspiration of the Scriptures (1877): — Mosaic Authorship of the Pentateuch: — and translated Cellerier's Biblical Hermeneutics.