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Campbell, John McLeod
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(May 4, 1800, Kilninver – Feb 7, 1872, Roseneath, Scotland). The son of an Argyllshire clerical family, Campbell was educated at the universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. In 1821 he obtained a license to preach and was presented to the parish of Rhu in 1825, where he sought to nurture a well-founded and properly orientated piety among his congregation. Initial difficulties were diagnosed by him as the result of a legalistic attitude stemming from Reformed theology and preaching. In his own te…

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Hart, Trevor A., “Campbell, John McLeod”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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