1899–1987
portrait
Courtesy of United Church Archives
UCCA 90.115/1757

July 16, 1899, Toronto, Canada.

November 1, 1987, Toronto, Canada.

MacPherson Cemetery, Georgeville, Québec, Canada.

Scott was a graduate of Knox College at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Toronto (PhD). Ordained a United Church of Canada minister in 1926, he served in Long Branch, Ontario. He went on to teach at Union College (now the Vancouver School of Theology), Vancouver, British Columbia; United Theological College, McGill Un­i­ver­si­ty, Montreal (where he was the first dean of the Faculty of Divinity/Religious Studies); and Princeton The­o­lo­gi­cal Sem­in­a­ry, New Jersey (chair of the religion department and Danforth Professor of Religion). He also served as president of the Fellowship for a Christian Social Order, and was a Royal Canadian Air Force chaplain in World War II. His works in­clude:

  1. Eternal, Unchanging, We Sing to Thy Praise (1938)
  2. O Day of God, Draw Nigh