Scougal, Henry

Scougal, Henry, an eminent Scottish divine, the second son of Patrick Scougal, bishop of Aberdeen, was born in June, 1650, at Sultan, in East Lothian. At the age of fifteen he entered the University of Aberdeen, and had no sooner finished his studies than he was promoted to a professorship (1669). At the age of twenty-three he was admitted into holy orders, and settled at Auchterless, near Aberdeen. In 1674 he was appointed professor of divinity in King's College, Aberdeen. He died at the early age Of twenty-eight, June 20,1678, and was buried in King's College Church, Old Aberdeen. His principal work is entitled The Life of God in the Soul of Man (Anon. 1671, ed. by bishop Burnet).

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