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PAPACY By James Aitken Wylie
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Professor J. A Wylie, a Scottish historian and Presbyterian minister, delves deep into the papacy, its History, Dogmas, Genius, and Prospects. This volume is essential for all willing to know more of... More > the great Church of Rome, history's most powerful yet most inconspicuous force. See also History of Protestantism by same author.< Less
Chapels of the Rough Bounds By Alasdair Roberts
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The lands lying between Loch Hourn and Loch Shiel on the west coast of Inverness-shire were affected little by the Scottish Reformation. For over two centuries a handful of missionaries and... More > "heather-priests" toiled to keep Catholicism alive in the area. This book draws on a wide range of sources to provide a history of all the known Catholic chapels and churches in the Rough Bounds as well as a wealth of detail about the lives of many priests who have served the district in the last three centuries.< Less
Anabaptists, Baptists, and their Stepchildren By Francis Nigel Lee
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Anabaptists are known today by their descendants; Amish, Mennonite, Brethren, and Hutterite, but are the offspring and step-children of their ancestors from the 16th Century. "Anabaptist"... More > was a derogatory term used to describe their chief error, Re-Baptism. The difficulty in defining the Anabaptists is that there were many of them with different stripes and colors. There were Anabaptists which had no qualms in destroying property, disrupting worship services, and some were physically violent, even to the point of murdering their detractors. They existed in a time where all citizens were required to be baptized, names recorded in church records, submissive to church and magistrate, and willing to serve in military service if required to fight the enemies of state or religion. They found themselves almost universally opposed by German Lutherans, Swiss Reformed, English and Scottish Presbyterians, and even Roman Catholics, all of which considered them to be heretics, schismatics, and enemies of the God of truth.< Less
Shorter Writings Volume 1 By David Hay Fleming
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The Scottish Historian and Antiquary David Hay Fleming is most known for his larger writings such as his Mary Queen of Scots and The Reformation in Scotland, and for editing important historical... More > manuscripts and histories such as Six Saints of the Covenant, Register of the Minister Elders and Deacons of the Christian Congregation of St. Andrews … 1559-1600, and Diary of Sir Archibald Johnston of Wariston, 1650–1654, II (1919). However, his shorter works exhibit the same precision and sifting of the facts for which he is known in his books. Volume One. In this volume are Hay Fleming’s The Story of the Scottish Covenants in Outline (1904), the Discipline of the Reformation (1878), a study inspired by the examination of old kirk-session records, and The Hymnology of the Scottish Reformation (1884), which vigorously answered the contentions of his friend Dr. Horatius Bonar, that the early Scottish Church made use of uninspired compositions in the public worship of the church.< Less
Jeanne D'Arc: Her Life And Death By Frank Lillie Pollock
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (née Margaret Oliphant... More > Wilson) (4 April 1828 – 25 June 1897), was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant. Her fictional works encompass "domestic realism, the historical novel and tales of the supernatural".The daughter of Francis W. Wilson (c.1788–1858), a clerk, and his wife, Margaret Oliphant (c.1789–1854), she was born at Wallyford, near Musselburgh, East Lothian, and spent her childhood at Lasswade (near Dalkeith), Glasgow and Liverpool. As a girl, she constantly experimented with writing. In 1849 she had her first novel published: Passages in the Life of Mrs. Margaret Maitland. This dealt with the Scottish Free Church movement, with which Mr. and Mrs. Wilson both sympathised, and met with some success. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Oliphant< Less
Jeanne D'Arc: Her Life And Death By Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (née Margaret Oliphant... More > Wilson) (4 April 1828 – 25 June 1897), was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant. Her fictional works encompass "domestic realism, the historical novel and tales of the supernatural".The daughter of Francis W. Wilson (c.1788–1858), a clerk, and his wife, Margaret Oliphant (c.1789–1854), she was born at Wallyford, near Musselburgh, East Lothian, and spent her childhood at Lasswade (near Dalkeith), Glasgow and Liverpool. As a girl, she constantly experimented with writing. In 1849 she had her first novel published: Passages in the Life of Mrs. Margaret Maitland. This dealt with the Scottish Free Church movement, with which Mr. and Mrs. Wilson both sympathised, and met with some success. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Oliphant< Less
Decoding Skelmorlie Aisle By D Knight
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Skelmorlie Aisle in Largs was built as a mausoleum for the 7th Laird of Skelmorlie Castle, Sir Robert Montgomerie and his wife, Dame Margaret Douglas. The mausoleum was attached to the original... More > church. After the death of his father and older brother in 1583 Sir Robert Montgomerie inherited his land and title whilst still a boy. The symbolism and decoration of the Aisle testifies to the love Sir Robert Montgomerie had for his wife, the people of the district, his faith and also Freemasonry. A member of the Eglinton family of Montgomeries who have been linked to Mother Lodge Kilwinning, the symbolism within the building captures not only their heritage, but also encompasses law, science and references to Scottish and English parliamentary history.< Less
Ancient Rosslyn Glen By andrew hennessey
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Like so many ancient sites in Scotland, the Mother Church has moved in to consecrate the area, and hence Rosslyn Chapel, collegiate Church of St Matthew adjacent to the Sinclair family castle.... More > However in the glen below - along the bank of the North Esk river, and the red bend in the river caused by leeching iron pigments from the local shale rock from which 'Ros-lin' aka 'red-bend' takes its name - is the ancient Pictish 'spirit rock' with a very Sumerian Reptilian 'Draco' carved upon it. Here is the story of the ancient glen and the mystery surrounding it that was there long before the Wars of Scottish Independence in the Middle Ages. Some may head for the Chapel with the encyclopaedia of Gnosticism carved into its walls and pillars, but others may walk down into the glen itself and realise a far more ancient history.< Less
The Ancient Mysteries and Modern Masonry By Charles H. Vail
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The Series of Sunday evening lectures which comprise this book were first given in Pullman Memorial Church, Albion, NY. The many calls for the lectures in printed form led to their publication. We... More > trust that the book may contribute to a better understanding of the Order by the general public; inspiring our Brother Masons to greater appreciation of and loyalty to the Fraternity, and encouraging all to labor for the realization of the great principles and ideals embodied in the Ancient Mysteries and our Modern Masonry. Contents: Origin and Object of the Ancient Mysteries; Egyptian, Hindu, and Persian Mysteries; Druidical, Gothic, Grecian, and Jewish Mysteries; Christian Mysteries; Meaning of True Initiation; Origin and History of Freemasonry; Origin and History of the Knights Templars and the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite; Symbols and Legends of Masonry; List of Masonic and Kindred Books.< Less
Peeps At Many Lands: Belgium By George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: G. W. T. Omond, M.A., FRHistS, (1846–1929) was a Scottish... More > advocate and a prolific writer of history books. He was born at Craigentor, near Crieff, Perthshire on 13 September 1846. His father was the Rev. John Reid Omond, Minister of the Free Church of Scotland at the parish of Monzie, Perthshire, and his mother Margaret Jane Thomson. He was educated at Edinburgh Academy and the University of Edinburgh where he graduated in 1868 with first class honours in classics and second class in philosophy. He was a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and was created Chevalier de l’Ordre de la Couronne (Belgium) for his books on that country. He married Margaret Isabella Alice Wright on 23 July 1878 at Edinburgh, and they had one son and three daughters. He died on 18 June 1929. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_William_Thomson_Omond< Less

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