Bonar. Memoirs of McCheyne: Including His Letters and Messages

Bonar. Memoirs of McCheyne: Including His Letters and Messages

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McCheyne, Robert Murray; Bonar, Andrew A. Memoirs of McCheyne: Including His Letters and Messages; Edited by Andrew A. Bonar; With a Biographical Introduction by S. Maxwell Coder. Chicago: Moody Press, 1947. [7448]

Former Bible college library copy, green cloth, white ink call numbers on spine, 6 x 8 3/4 inches, xxx., 448 clean pp., tight. Standard library matter on the end papers and title page. No dust jacket. Good. Hardcover.

One of the Wycliffe Series of Christian Classics.

“Born in Edinburgh, McCheyne knew the Greek alphabet by the time he was four. Following his studies at the University of Edinburgh and the Divinity Hall of the University, he served as assistant to John Bonar before ordination as minister of St. Peter’s, Dundee in 1836. It was while McCheyne was in Palestine on behalf of the Church of Scotland that the revival commenced in his parish under the preaching of William Chalmers Burns. Though the saintly McCheyne lived but a few brief years, his name will ever stand at the forefront of the list of men of revival of the nineteenth century.”– Roberts, An Annotated Bibliography of Revival Literature.

This book includes private correspondence, pastoral letters, a section on Evidence on Revivals, and hymns.

Andrew Alexander Bonar (1810-1892), Free Church – Presbyterian, Scotland – preacher and writer. He visited Palestine as a member of the mission of inquiry to the Jews (1839) and took part in the Disruption (separation from Church of Scotland). He was the biographer of his friend Robert Murray McCheyne.