William Mackergo Taylor

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United Kingdom, Minister
January 1, 1829January, 1, 1895.

William Mackergo Taylor was an American Congregational minister, born at Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland. He graduated at the University of Glasgow (1849), and at the divinity hall of the United Presbyterian Church, Edinburgh (1852). He was pastor of churches in Britain till 1872 (for 17 years one in Liverpool). He entered the United States where he became pastor of the Broadway Tabernacle (Congregational), in New York till 1893 when a paralytic stroke caused his retirement. He wrote biographies of Rev. Matthew Dickie (1872) and John Knox (1885) and published numerous volumes of sermons and discourses, of which those of a biographical character on Joseph, Moses, David, Elijah, Daniel, and Paul were very popular. He lectured at Yale in 1876 and at Princeton in 1880. He published: The Scottish Pulpit from the Reformation to the Present Day (1887).

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