Saint Andrew, Saint Giles, and Scotland today

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Alastair McIntosh


In this St Andrew’s Day ‘State of the Nation’ Lecture, given in St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh in 2018, Alastair McIntosh draws insights from the lives and legends of two saints that helped forge Scotland's idea of itself, and uses these as a way into a discussion of issues affecting 21st-century Scotland. This wide-ranging survey takes in issues including women's rights, refugees, multiculturalism, climate change, poverty, violence, and land reform.

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