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 today 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 historical past of Scottish lay patronage and the way antipathy to it constructed. In A nice Grievance, Laurence Whitley lines the best way attitudes ebbed and flowed from earliest instances, after which typically physique of the e-book, appears to be like on the position of Scottish lay patronage within the amazing and intricate interval in British historical past that the wonderful Revolution of 1688. The booklet 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 was once ordained in 1975. After serving parishes in Glasgow and Montrose, he used to be referred to as to be Minister of Glasgow Cathedral in 2007.
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