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Thomas Chalmers and the Godly Commonwealth in Scotland

S. J. Brown

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192131140
eISBN:
9780191670039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192131140.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This book provides a detailed biography of Thomas Chalmers, the Scottish mathematician, theologian, and leader of the Free Church of Scotland, which was founded at the Disruption of 1843 with the ... More


‘The Eloquent and Fearless Friend of the Slave’

Daniel Ritchie

in Isaac Nelson: Radical Abolitionist, Evangelical Presbyterian, and Irish Nationalist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941282
eISBN:
9781789629149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941282.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter has highlights the central importance of Nelson to Belfast anti-slavery in the 1840s and early 1850s. Nelson’s emergence as a leading anti-slavery campaigner took place against the ... More


Fundamentalism in Scotland

Kenneth B. E. Roxburgh

in Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in the United Kingdom during the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664832
eISBN:
9780191765391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664832.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religious Studies

Fundamentalism in Scotland was always confined to a small minority within denominational life, found mainly in the Free Presbyterian Church from 1893 and the remnant of the Free Church which did not ... More


Dark, Polluted Gold

Alasdair Pettinger

in Frederick Douglass and Scotland, 1846: Living an Antislavery Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474444255
eISBN:
9781474459686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444255.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Outlines the main issue that dominated Douglass’s speeches in Scotland in 1846: the campaign to persuade the Free Church of Scotland to return the funds it had raised from pro-slavery churches in the ... More


A Clash of Cultures: Revival in Forfarshire, Scotland, 1859

David Bebbington

in Victorian Religious Revivals: Culture and Piety in Local and Global Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199575480
eISBN:
9780191741449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575480.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

During a revival at Ferryden in Forfarshire, Scotland, in 1859 rival worldviews came into collision. There a fishing community was closely associated with the Free Church of Scotland. Education, ... More


Bearing Witness in Great Britain

D. H. Dilbeck

in Frederick Douglass: America's Prophet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636184
eISBN:
9781469636191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636184.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes Douglass’s extended speaking tour of Great Britain following the publication of his first autobiography. It shows how Douglass’s time abroad helped solidify the core ... More


Free Church Theology 1843–1900: Disruption Fathers and Believing Critics

Michael Bräutigam

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume II: From the Early Enlightenment to the Late Victorian Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759348
eISBN:
9780191819896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759348.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This chapter explores the theology of key scholars of the Free Church of Scotland from 1843 until 1900, when only a small remnant continued as the Free Church after its union with the United ... More


Disunited Kingdom

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in Queen Victoria: This Thorny Crown

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198753551
eISBN:
9780191815102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753551.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter assesses Victoria’s efforts to cope with the religious diversity of the United Kingdom. Although Victoria’s admiration for the Church of Scotland, which was centred on the Highlands and ... More


The Theology of Carmina Gadelica

Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume III: The Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198759355
eISBN:
9780191819902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759355.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

Alexander Carmichael’s compendium of Gaelic prayers, blessings, and charms, Carmina Gadelica, is one of the most remarkable Scottish art-books of its time, and a fundamental source for the Celtic ... More


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