Land, faith and the crofting community : christianity and social criticism in the Highlands of Scotland, 1843-1893 (eBook, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Land, faith and the crofting community : christianity and social criticism in the Highlands of Scotland, 1843-1893

Author: Allan W MacColl
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2006.
Series: Scottish historical review monographs series, no. 14.
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This book probes the deep-rooted links between the land, the people and the religious culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands in the nineteenth century. The responses of the clergy to the social crisis which enveloped the region have often been characterised as a mixture of callous indifference, cowering deference or fatalistic passivity. Allan MacColl's pioneering research challenges such stereotypical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
MacColl, Allan W.
Land, faith and the crofting community.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006404458
(OCoLC)63399193
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allan W MacColl
ISBN: 9780748626748 0748626743 1280833912 9781280833915 0748653376 9780748653379 9786610833917 6610833915
OCLC Number: 173252821
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 240 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE The Free Course of Providence: Presbyterian Social Thought in the Age of Disruption and Destitution; CHAPTER TWO A Peculiar People: Highland Religion and Identity; CHAPTER THREE 'The Crofters' War': Genesis 1880-3; CHAPTER FOUR The Escalation of Agitation; CHAPTER FIVE Politics, Presbyteries and 'The Prophet'; CHAPTER SIX 'The Crofters' War': Disunity and Disorder 1886-8; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Scottish historical review monographs series, no. 14.
Responsibility: Allan W. MacColl.

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Probes the deep-rooted links between the land, the people and the religious culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands in the nineteenth century.  Read more...

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A pioneering re-assessment of Christian social teaching in the Highlands and islands during the later nineteenth century. Northern History This book, then, is simultaneously an important addition to Read more...

 
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