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By Laurence A.B. Whitley,W. Ian P. Hazlett

ISBN-10: 149826316X

ISBN-13: 9781498263160

ISBN-10: 1610979907

ISBN-13: 9781610979900

In 1843 the Church of Scotland break up aside. within the Disruption, because it was once referred to as, those that left to shape the unfastened Church of Scotland claimed they did so as the legislations denied congregations the liberty to go with their very own pastor. As they observed it, this primary Christian correct have been usurped through lay buyers, who, via the Patronage Act of 1712, were given the privilege of selecting and providing parish ministers.
But lay patronage used to be not anything new to the Church in Scotland, and to this present day it is still 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 mainly physique of the ebook, appears to be like on the position of Scottish lay patronage within the notable and intricate interval in British heritage that the wonderful 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 referred to as to be Minister of Glasgow Cathedral in 2007.

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