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Scottish Episcopalianism 1560–1900

Rowan Strong

in Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print March 2002 | ISBN: 9780199249220
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600760 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199249229.003.0001
 Scottish Episcopalianism 1560–1900

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Provides an overview of the history of Episcopalianism within Scottish society since its emergence as a religious alternative after the Reformation. It also traces the development of a separate Episcopal Church following the eviction of Episcopalians from the Church of Scotland subsequent to the ‘Glorious’ Revolution in 1689. Included in the chapter is the development of a distinctive Episcopalian theology and its connections with Jacobitism in the eighteenth century.

Keywords: Church of Scotland; Episcopalian theology; Glorious Revolution; Jacobitism; Reformation; Scottish Episcopalianism; history

Chapter.  12268 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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