Church and State in Scotland: The Articles Declaratory

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Marjory A MacLean


A special commission has been tasked by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland to report on that article of the Church's constitution which declares it to be the national church in Scotland. Marjory MacLean's paper offers some background and sets out questions very pertinent to the debate.

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Marjory A MacLean

Minister of the Church of Scotland serving the communities of Abernyte linked with Inchture and Kinnaird linked with Longforgan. Dr MacLean was Depute Principal Clerk to the General Assembly at the time of writing of this paper.