Henderson is shown as the foremost minister in 17th century Scotland, and his own writings and materials from the time are quarried for information about details of church practice, with particular attention given to Baptism and Holy Communion. The Westminster Directory, to which Henderson contributed, is also discussed. An interesting digression is the use of the form of the praefatio, preface.
|Alexander Henderson and Worship||6.56 MB|
The Rev Thomas Marjoribanks, DD
The Rev Ninian Hill, DD
|No Author Specified||2.03 MB|
The misuse of the Charge at an Ordination/Induction and the practice of omitting the sermon. The use of lecterns. A Service Book for the Young in preparation, and an earlier such publication, from the Society and edited by James Cooper, in 1917, is recalled.
|Notes and Comments||1.98 MB|
(All between pages 24 and 25)
Biggar - St Mary’s
Biggar - St Mary’s: Chancel and Apse
Biggar - St Mary’s: The Transepts
Biggar - St Mary’s: Norman Door: South Transept
The article encompasses the origins of the lectern, the history of their use in Scotland, detailed information on the acquisition and design of a comprehensive list of lecterns in local churches, table lecterns, lectern cloths, and how they should be used today.
An account of the foundation, ruin and restoration of the building and a detailed description of its interior, furnishings and inscriptions, with photographs.
|St Fillan’s Parish Church, Aberdour||5.24 MB|
William McMillan - short note on
The Ministry of the Word by F D Coggan, MA, DD
The Book of Common Prayer by D E Harrison, MA
Strange Victory by M A C Warren
(All Canterbury Press)
The most common positions and a discussion of the best locations for the instrument and for the choir.
|The Place for the Church Organ||2.11 MB|
The origins of both garments, the distinction between them, and suggestions as to how they most properly should be used in the Church of Scotland.
|The Stole and the Scarf||5.83 MB|
The Lectern, St Leonard’s Parish Church, Dunfermline - Facing page 14
St Fillan’s Parish Church, Aberdour (before restoration) - Facing page 15
St Fillan’s Parish Church, Aberdour (after restoration) - Facing page 16
St Fillan’s Parish Church, Aberdour (Interior) - Facing page 17
A historical survey of Scottish fonts, lavers, font covers, font cloths and private fonts.
|The Baptismal Font||6.85 MB|
A history and guide to the church.
|Uphall Old Parish Church: The Church of St Nicholas, Strathbrock||3.03 MB|
Dr Kennedy argues that modern man, through rationality and secularism, is cut off from the truth, goodness and beauty which belong to God. The Church’s message, and the Church’s buildings, must reflect the transcendent and the sacramental, and help “modern man” to recover a sense of reverence, community and dependence on God.
|The Prophetic Church To-day: A Plea for Passion||4.06 MB|
Dr Davidson argues that the restriction of training to the academic sphere has equipped ministers for a teaching ministry but not so much for a pastoral or devotional one. His vision is of a residential college where academic training might be supplemented by community life and devotional discipline.
|Training for the Ministry||2.52 MB|