Edward Irving

Edward Irving (4 August 1792  7 December 1834) was a Scottish clergyman, generally regarded as the main figure behind the foundation of the Catholic Apostolic Church.[1]


Edward Irving
Born4 August 1792
Annan, Annandale, Scotland
Died7 December 1834
Edinburgh, Scotland
EducationAnnan Academy
University of Edinburgh (M.A., 1809)
Spouse(s)Isabella Martin
ChurchChurch of Scotland;
Catholic Apostolic Church (forerunner)
OrdainedJune 1815
WritingsFor the Oracles of God, Four Orations (1823)
For Judgment to come (1823)
Babylon and Infidelity foredoomed (1826)
Sermons, etc. (3 vols, 1828)
Exposition of the Book of Revelation (1831)
Introductions to The Coming of the Messiah, and to Horne's Commentary on the Psalms.
Edward Irving by Hamilton Wright MacCarthy, 1867

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