Review: A Scottish Christian Heritage
One by one the men who influenced the Scottish church’s history from the sixteenth century to the nineteenth are remembered in detail, inevitably drawing into the story many others who worked and worshipped with the main characters. From John Knox to William Roberson Smith, the story is one of strong beliefs and those opposing them: of the Disruption and the founding of the Free Church, of the late nineteenth century disagreements over the trustworthiness of Scripture among academics in the colleges and the harm that resulted from that. A fascinating and enlightening story.
This review was first posted by Mary Bartholomew on GoodBookReviews.org. The site has been closed as of March 2019
Advice From a Puritan Mother December 13, 2019
These extracts are taken from the diary1 of Elizabeth Jollie, 2 the wife of Rev Timothy Jollie, who was the minister of the Non-conformist congregation in Sheffield from 1681 to 1714. Mrs Jollie was herself the daughter of Rev James Fisher, the ejected vicar of Sheffield who died in 1666 when Elizabeth was 19 years […]
Music in the Work of Calvin (Part Two) December 10, 2019
This second half of the address by the most eminent of all Calvin’s biographers was delivered in the ‘Salle de la Reformation’, at Geneva, in April 1902. It was translated and printed in the Princeton Theological Review, October 1909, from which source it is here reprinted with very slight abridgement. Emile Doumergue (1844-1937) was, at this […]