M’Crie, Thomas (the Younger)

1797-1875 wiki3

DNB 35


Books  (6)

Annals of English Presbytery: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time1872, 345 pages

Lectures on Christian baptism, 1850, 230 pages

Life of Thomas M’Crie [the Elder], D.D.1842, 442 pages

This is the major life of his rightly renowned father

Memoirs of sir Andrew Agnew, of Lochnaw, Bart1850, 479 pages

The Story of the Scottish Church: from the Reformation [1560] to the Disruption [1843], Buy  1875, 602 pages

This is the best book on Scottish church history there is.  It includes all the stirring and famous stories that the Scottish church is known for.  Fill your sermons with powerful, thrilling illustrations from church history from these pages.  Written by an old school presbyterian in vindication of his church and their reformers against revisionist historians.  You will come away with renewed zeal for the cause of God’s truth in our land.


Chapter from a Book

The Revivals at Stewarton and Kirk of Shotts, 1625-1630HTML, no date or source, eleven paragraphs, probably from his Story of the Scottish Church

Read here of how the Spirit of God has worked in extraordinary ways through the ordinary means of grace and godly ministers.  Revivals and experiential religion have always been thoroughly engrained in the reformed tradition.  Read here of the accounts from dark days just prior to the second reformation in Scotland (1638). 



Civil and Ecclesiastical History of the Bass Rock, with a Preface,  Buy  1848, p. v, 52 pages

The Bass Rock is a famous and infamous island two miles off of the east coast of Scotland.  It acted as an Alcatraz for many of Christ’s beloved saints who were exiled thereto, particularly the Covenanters of the 1600’s whom the world was not worthy of.  It also has very unique geography and wildlife.  Read here for a fascinating description of this conspicuous place alluded to in church history.  

The Leading Incidents and Characters of the Westminster Assembly, 1843, 19 pages, from the larger volume by various authors, Commemoration of the Bicentenary of the Westminster Assembly of Divines: held at Edinburgh, 1843, Containing the Addresses and Conversations Buy  158 pages


Introductions & Prefaces

‘Preface, with an Obituary Notice of George Whytock’  in A Short Vindication of Presbytery with 12 Essays on the Church  1843

The Provincial Letters of Blaise Pascal1850, 409 pages, translated by M’Crie, with a 55 page Historical Introduction and Notes by M’Crie.  Here is an edition without the Introduction on HTML


A Lecture

The Supremacy of the Pope: a Lecture, 1851, 40 pages


Related  (4)

The Correspondence of the Rev. Robert Wodrow, vol. 1, vol. 2 vol. 31842/3, 682, 726 & 559 pages, edited by M’Crie

M’Crie, being a leading historian of the Scottish church, was very involved in the publications of the Wodrow Society (named after Robert Wodrow), which began in the 1800’s to reprint the early works of the Scottish church.

The Life of Mr. Robert Blair, minister of St. Andrews, containing his autobiography, from 1593-1636: with supplement of his life and continuation of the history of the times, to 16801848, 662 pages, edited by M’Crie