John Kennedy (theologian)

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John Kennedy (1813–1900) was a Scottish Congregational minister and author, born at Aberfeldy, Perthshire, and educated at Aberdeen, Edinburgh, and Glasgow universities. He was pastor of a Congregational church in Aberdeen from 1836 to 1846, when he was called to the Stepney Congregational Meeting House in London, a charge he held until his retirement in 1882. From 1872 to 1876 he was professor of apologetics at New College, London, and from 1884 to 1895 chairman of the New College council. He edited The Christian Witness (1866–73) and The Evangelical Magazine (1887–90). The most widely known of his books are, probably,:

  • The Divine Life (1858)
  • A Handbook of Christian Evidences (1880)

Other publications

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainGilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Moore, F., eds. (1905). "article name needed". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.