Robert Coupar gives a historical and descriptive account of the Church.
|The Parish Church of St Michael of Linlithgow||2.95 MB|
Millar Patrick draws attention to the Committee on Public Worship and Aids to Devotion’s publication,Outline and Brief Explanation of Public Worship, and amplifies, for the benefit of ministers, some of its suggestions relating to the choice of praise, emphasising the importance of the congruity of individual items to their place and context in the service and highlighting as general principles,considered variety, relevance, and progression.
|The Selection of the Praise for Public Worship||2.01 MB|
William McMillan. Short notices of
The Bible for Today edited by John Stirling
The Reformation in England by F M Powicke
Daily Prayer compiled by Eric Milner White and G W Briggs
A Short Method for Pulpit and Services by J Ramsay McCallum
English Church Craftsmanship by F H Crossley
Keep Thou my Soul by E C Messenger
(Former Presidents of the Society)
William A Knowles (DSM)
J. Harry Miller (WMM)
Oswald B. Milligan (TM)
|In Memoriam||1.46 MB|
The cover of the Annual and its designer, Miss Gladys Whyte, embroiderer;
Emphasis in reciting the Lord’s Prayer;
Posture and position at funeral services;
Sir Francis Chantrey and a memorial in Sanquhar;
A survival of the medieval maniple?
The Cross in churches;
Doxologies at the conclusion of metrical psalms;
Occasions for the celebration of Holy Communion;
A collect ‘in time of war’
Sir D Y Cameron (author of first article);
A large influx of younger men to membership of the Society;
The kindred society in New Zealand.
|Notes and Comments||2.99 MB|
St Michael’s, Linlithgow (Interior) - Facing page 14
St Michael’s, Linlithgow (Interior, looking westward) - Facing page 15
St Michael’s, Linlithgow (Exterior) - Facing page 15
Nicolas Zernov seeks to lessen the mutual ignorance and misunderstanding between Eastern and Western Christendom, noting the significance of the word ‘Mysteries’ and the absence of a defined number of sacraments.
|The Selection of the Praise for Public Worship||4.7 MB|
G D Henderson gives an account of the history of the building, its furnishings and varying use since 1505.
|Our Scottish University Chapels||2.48 MB|
T B Stewart Thomson gives a brief account of the varieties of practice from apostolic times before surveying post-Reformation Scottish usage of the word, and practice of, ‘confirmation’.
|Confirmation in the Church of Scotland||2.07 MB|
W W D Gardiner, against a background of the ecclesiastical consequences of the southward drift of the control of many Scottish organisations and of Irish immigration, calls for a re-appropriation of the proper heritage “both Catholic and Reformed” of the Scottish Church with its roots in the Celtic liturgy and in the reforms of Margaret and of 1560, and noting the controlling influence, during most of that time of the service of Holy Communion.
|The Scottish Tradition in Worship||2.28 MB|
I. Victoria, Australia
The Rev William A Alston, Melbourne
William A Alston surveys the progress in Australia of the ideals and practices fostered by the Church Service Society and its counterpart in Victoria (founded 1925) and refers to some notable buildings.
II. South Africa
The Rev J Bruce Gardiner, DD, Johannesburg
J Bruce Gardiner gives an account of worship in the largest Presbyterian (Dutch Reformed) Churches in South Africa before noting the variety of practice in English-speaking Presbyterianism. No evidence is provided of the existence of a kindred society but the previous year’s Assembly had revived a committee to foster care and concern for worship.
|Kindred Movements in the Dominion Churches||2.56 MB|
Andrew L Drummond provides an assessment in three sections. The first clears away misconceptions regarding wholesale puritan rejection of set forms in the seventeenth century and traces 18th century evolution in the Independent or Congregational tradition and the rise of Methodism; the second looks at the effects of the increasingly Unitarian character of the older English Presbyterianism; and the third sets out from the ‘epoch-making’ work of Dr John Hunter to survey twentieth century developments.
|The Public Worship of the English Free Churches||5.73 MB|
Millar Patrick provides a vigorous riposte to an assertion in The Oxford Companion to Music, tracing the developments of psalm versions in Scotland from 1564 and looking in detail at the relationship of the 1650 version to those of Francis Rous and of the Westminster Assembly.
|The Old Scottish Psalms||7.38 MB|
R J Thomson describes a volume in the custody of the Kirk Session of Bothwell. One of only two known copies of the 2nd edition of the forerunner of the Book of Common Order - printed in Geneva in 1558 – it contains (I) “The Forme of Prayers and Ministration of the Sacraments”, (II) “Psalmes of David” (of which, as yet, only 62 had been translated, as compared to 51 in the first edition, and (III) “The Catechisme” of John Calvin.
|A Bibliographical Treasure||5.5 MB|
William McMillan contributes review of
The Treatise on the Apostolic Tradition of St Hippolytus of Rome: Bishop and Martyr, edited by Gregory Dix
The Riddle of the Diacé ,by F. E.Vokes
An Introduction to the Study of Eastern Liturgies, adapted from the French of Sevérien Salaville with a Preface
and Additional Notes by John M. T Barton; and a note on an intended annual, Modern Sacred Art,edited by Joan Sands.