The History of Leith

July 26, 2007

CHURCH OF SCOTLAND

SCOTLAND, CHURCH OF. The purpose of this article is to trace the growth of the Scottish ” Kirk ” as a whole, defining the views on which it was based and the organization in which they took form. The controversies within the Church of Scotland have not arisen out of matters of faith but out of practical questions of church government and of the relation of church and state. Holding a church theory to which the rulers of the country were for a century strongly opposed, Scotland became the leading exponent of Presbyterianism; and this note has been the dominant one in her religious history even in recent times. for more click here

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