Studies in Deuteronomy Author:Donald F.Ackland Donald F. Ackland was born in London, England, where he received his education. He began a career of religious journalism in 1922 by becoming asst. editor of The Christian. From 1922 to 1944 he was associated with the London City Mission, most of the time as editorial secretary. During WW2 he headed up a program of war relief in London.