Colings, John, Dd
Colings, John, D.D.
an eminent English nonconformist divine, and voluminous writer, was born at Boxstead, in Essex, in 1623; educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge; and died at Norwich, Jan. 17, 1690. He wrote many books of controversy and practical divinity, the most singular of which is his
Weaver's Pocketbook. In Poole's Annotations on the Bible, Collings wrote those on the last six chapters of Isaiah, the whole of Jeremiah, Lamentations, the four Evangelists, the epistles to the Corinthians, Galatians, Timothy, Philemon, and the Revelations. See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.