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Caird, John

Caird, John, a Scottish preacher, born (1820) at Greenock. He studied at Glasgow University, and held cures successively at Newton-on-Ayr, Edinburgh, Errol, and Park church, Glasgow. A sermon preached at Crathie, on The Religion of Common Life, made much impression when published, and was highly esteemed by Dean Stanley. In 1858 Mr. Caird published a volume of sermons, and in 1880 an Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion. He became D.D. in 1860, professor of divinity in 1862, and in 1873 principal of Glasgow University.