Priestley, Thomas an English divine of the Independent body, flourished near the close of the last century. He was the brother of Joseph Priestley (q.v.), but their theological tenets differed widely. Thomas was the editor of the Christian Magazine, and published, Evangelical Bible, or Paraphrase, Exposition, and Commentary, with copious Notes and suitable Reflections (1791, fl.): — Rev. Mr. Scott's Life and Death (1791, 8vo): — a Funeral Sermon (1791, 8vo): — Family Exercises (1792, 8vo; 1793, 8vo).