Elected: 1977
Discipline: Philosophy, Theology and Law
The Very Rev Professor John McIntyre CVO FRSE
One of the most distinguished Scottish theologians and churchmen of his generation, John McIntyre (1916–2005) served both the University of Edinburgh and the Church of Scotland in important ways.

A talented pupil at Bathgate Academy, McIntyre confirmed his early promise as a student in Edinburgh, graduating MA with first class honours in Philosophy and BD with distinction. His studies under the philosopher Norman Kemp Smith and the theologian John Baillie were to leave an indelible mark on his contribution as a teacher and scholar.

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