Spence, James, Dd
Spence, James, D.D.
an English Congregational divine, was born at Huntley, Scotland, April 6, 1811. He graduated at King's College, Aberdeen, accepted a call to the Congregational Church, Oxford, in 1848 removed to Preston, and in 1852 settled at Poultry Chapel, London. In 1865 he visited Egypt and the Holy Land. In 1868 Dr. Spence was appointed to the editorship of the Evangelical Magazine, and the functions of this office he was able to discharge till his death, February 28, 1876. He published the Pastor's Prayer for the People's Weal Scenes in the Life of St. Peter: — Martha Diyland; or, Strength in Quietness: — Sunday Mornings with my Flock on St. Paul's Letter to the Colossians: — The Martyr Spirit: — The Religion of Mankind: — Christianity Adapted to Man in all the Aspects of his Being. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1877, page 414.