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Visit to Palestine


In 1839, Bonar accompanied his friend Robert Murray M’Cheyne on a mission to Palestine to inquire after the condition of Jews there.

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Andrew Bonar

Very Revd Dr Andrew Alexander Bonar DD was a minister of the Free Church of Scotland, a contemporary and acquaintance of Robert Murray M’cheyne and youngest brother of Horatius Bonar. He was born in the Broughton district of Edinburgh, the son of James Bonar (1758–1821), a solicitor with the Excise, and his wife Marjory…

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