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Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Rowan Strong


Episcopalianism in nineteenth‐century Scotland is not an institutional history of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Rather, it seeks to identify various sub‐groups and cultures of Scottish Episcopalians in the nineteenth century and what was important to their religious identity. In addition, it concentrates on how these groups of Episcopalians responded to the emerging industrial and urban society of Scotland at the time. Included among Scottish Episcopalians are Episcopalian Gaels in the Highlands; North‐east crofters, farmers and fisherfolk; urban Episcopalians; and aristocratic men and women. ... More

Keywords: Anglicization, aristocrats, Episcopalianism, fisherfolk, Gaels, Highlands, industrial society, national identity, nineteenth century, North‐east, religion, Scotland, Scottish Episcopal Church, urban society

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780199249220
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199249229.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rowan Strong, author
Lecturer in Church History at Murdoch University, Australia
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