By Laurence A.B. Whitley,W. Ian P. Hazlett
But lay patronage used to be not anything new to the Church in Scotland, and to this present day it continues to be a suitable perform south of the border. What have been the problems that made Scotland different?
To date, little paintings has been performed at the heritage of Scottish lay patronage and the way antipathy to it constructed. In A nice Grievance, Laurence Whitley strains the best way attitudes ebbed and flowed from earliest occasions, after which broadly speaking physique of the e-book, seems to be on the position of Scottish lay patronage within the remarkable and intricate interval in British historical past that the fantastic Revolution of 1688. The e-book examines many of the myths and controversies that sprung up and attracts a few unforeseen conclusions.
Laurence A. B. Whitley is a minister of the Church of Scotland and used to be ordained in 1975. After serving parishes in Glasgow and Montrose, he used to be known as to be Minister of Glasgow Cathedral in 2007.
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A Great Grievance: Ecclesiastical Lay Patronage in Scotland until 1750 by Laurence A.B. Whitley,W. Ian P. Hazlett