Biography of James Monroe Buckley


Buckley, James Monroe. Editor, "New York Christian Advocate," 1880-1912. Born in Rahway, NJ, December 16, 1836. Educated at Pennington, NJ, Seminary, and one year at Wesleyan University. Studied theology at Exeter, NH. Joined New Hampshire conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, 1859. Went to Detroit, 1863; Brooklyn, 1866. Pastor in vicinity of New York until 1880. Author: "Oats or Wild Oats," "Faith Healing," "Christian Science and Kindred Phenomena," "Christians and the Theater," "The Land of the Czar and the Nihilist," "Travels in Three Continents-Europe, Asia, Africa," "History of Methodism in the United States," "Extemporaneous Oratory for Professional and Amateur Speakers." Died 1920.