MACNICOL, Nicol. Catacol, Lochranza, Isle of Arran 26.2.1870 — Edinburgh 13.2.1952. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary and Marathi Scholar. Son of the local minister. Studies at Glasgow High School and University. M.A. 1891, D.Litt. 1901, D.D. 1928 Glasgow. From 1895 missionary of the United Free Church of Scotland Mission, first at Wilson College in Bombay and from 1901 in Poona (1917). Retired and settled in Edinburgh.
Publications: Indian Theism. From the Vedic to Muhammadan Period. 308 p. Oxford 1915.
– Psalms of Maratha Saints. 91 p. Heritage of India Series. Calcutta 1919; “The Beginnings of Marāṭhī Literature”, JRAS 1932, 333-344; Pandita Ramabai. 6+147 p. Calcutta 1926.
– “The Religious Background of the Indian People”, Journal of Religion12, 1932, 317-332.
– The Living Religions of the Indian People. 324 p. L. 1934.
– Further books on India, articles on Hindu mysticism in E.R.E.
Sources: Note in E.R.E., Index Vol. 1926; stray notes in Internet.
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