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Hugh Martin

Hugh Martin (18221885) was born in Aberdeen and graduated there with highest honours in Mathematics but felt called to the Christian ministry. He became the first preacher in the new denomination of the Free Church of Scotland. He wrote Christ's Presence in the Gospel Narrative, The Athonement, and The Shadow of Calvary. Hugh Martin was described as a warm hearted theologian who was a mentor to Chalmers, Bonar, and McCheyne.