Dr Macdonald deplores subjectivity and commends greater objectivity in sermons, prayers and hymns.
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Dr Maxwell lists many available books on worship, under seven separate headings: The Theory of Worship, The History of Christian Worship’ Scottish Worship, Anglican Worship, Church Architecture, Church Music, Liturgical Texts. Oxford, 1936
|A Course of Reading on Christian Worship||2.45 MB|
Dr McMillan discusses precedents and suggests a scheme of colours for today.
|Liturgical Colours in Scottish Parish Churches||2.34 MB|
Professor Baxter describes the origins of St Salvator’s College and Church, St Andrews.
|The Church of the Holy Saviour, St Andrews||1.92 MB|
These are dispersed on pp. 7, 10, 13, 16, 18, 19, 20. Confusion of versions of the Lord’s Prayer deplored and congregational participation encouraged. Revival of the office of Beadle encouraged, with notes on staff, wand and mace. A plea for vestries to be furnished in a way that creates a spiritual atmosphere. Also a plea for a more significant Confirmation Service.
|Notes and Comments||1.88 MB|
(all between pages 10 and 11)
The College of Preachers, Washington, DC
The Refectory, College of Preachers
The Common Room, College of Preachers
The Chapel of St Salvator, University of St Andrews
The Lord President’s Mace
Sir D Y Cameron makes a plea for a recovered recognition, in the post-war world, of the Church as the “heart of the world” and “the home of the beautiful”, based on a somewhat idealised view of the medieval period in Scotland as a golden age of art
|The Church and the Arts||2.51 MB|
William McMillan gives a brief account of the making and relationships of ‘Laud’s Liturgy’.
|The Scottish Book of Common Prayer||2.52 MB|
Herbert Wiseman, noting that, despite a “fine corpus of great tunes” in Scotland, only “snippets” of the metrical psalms are found fit for use, calls for renewed consideration of prose versions as these give proper priority to words. He suggests some form of choral speaking as an initial step for congregations, and the use of Gregorian tones as the next. Anglican chants are treated with reservation and with the insistence that “the tune must be fitted to the words and not the words to the tune”.
Robert Coupar gives a historical and descriptive account of the Church.
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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|