Alexander Duff ~ Professor of Missionary Studies, Evangelist, and founder of the University of Calcutta

The first Professor of Missionary Studies at New College, Edinburgh University, Alexander Duff was born near Pitlochry in 1806. In 1829, he travelled as a missionary to India being there the first from Scotland to undertake such evangelical work. His missionary work was a combination of Christian teaching and modern […]

John Lanne Buchanan ~ Writer

John Lanne Buchanan¬†– writer – born in Menteith (Perthshire). After education at Callander Grammar School and the University of Glasgow, Buchanan became an assistant to the minister of Comrie, Robert Menzies. He worked as a missionary in the Western Isles where his Gaelic and evangelical outlook assisted his work. Buchanan […]