Macfarlane, John, Lld
Macfarlane, John, LL.D.
a Scotch Presbyterian minister, was born at Dunfermline, Fifeshire, in 1807. He was licensed to preach in 1830, and the following vear was ordained to the pastorate of the Secession congregation of Kincardine-on- Forth. In 1840 he was called to Glasgow, where he remained till 1861, when he removed to London. Here he labored most faithfully and with much success for twelve years. He died February 7, 1875. As a preacher Dr. Macfarlane was powerful, eloquent, and attractive; as a writer he was able and ready. His works are, Jubilee of the World: — Christian Missions to the Heathen (Glasgow, 1842):Mountains of the Bible (2d ed. 1850; 3d ed. 1856): — The Night Lamp (1850, 1851, 1853 ): — The Hiding-Place (1852; 3d ed. 1854): — Why Weepest Thou? (1854). See The (Lond.) Evangelical Magazine, June 1875, page 343, Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.