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Professor William Barclay (1907-1978) was a world-renowned New Testament interpreter and Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism at Glasgow University in Scotland
— biography from Daily Study Bible: The Letter to the Hebrews
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William Barclay, world-renowned Scottish New Testament interpreter, noted as a profound scholar and an extraordinary writer. He studied at the University of Glasgow and at Marburg University, Germany. He was the minister of Trinity Church, Renfrew, Scotland, and later, Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism at the University of Glasgow.
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