1837, and educated at the University of Aberdeen
and at New College, Edinburgh. He entered the
ministry of the Free Church of Scotland in 1866,
and later served as colleague and successor to Dr.
R. S. Candlish at Free St. George's. In 1909 he was
appointed principal and professor of New Testament
literature at New College, Edinburgh. His
other works include Bunyan Characters (1894) and
Lancelot Andrewes and his Private Devotions (1895).