James Black (Moderator)
Very Rev James Black DD (1879–1948) was a 20th-century Scottish minister. Originally ordained in the United Free Church of Scotland he became a minister of the Church of Scotland in the merge of 1929 and later served in its highest position, as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1938/39 and was also Chaplain to King George VI in Scotland.
He was born in Rothesay in 1879. He studied Divinity at Glasgow University and also studied at Marburg University. He was ordained into the United Free Church of Scotland in 1903 and began preaching at the Castle Hill Church in Forres.
He was succeeded at St George's West by Rev Murdo Ewen Macdonald.
His wife Florence died in 1923.
- The Mystery of Preaching
- The Burden of the Weeks
- The Dilemma of Jesus
- An apology for Rogues
- The Days of my Autumn
He also contributed a regular article entitled "Dr Black's Corner" to the magazine "Christian World".
- "James Black: Originality in preaching - Sermons & Articles". preaching.com. Retrieved 2018-09-23.
- Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1911
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