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An Echo from 1592, a Year of Liberty for the Church – SFH078

An Echo from 1592, a Year of Liberty for the Church – SFH078

Sometimes a date or an event from Scotland’s Forgotten History crops up unexpectedly in current affairs. In this episode we consider such an echo from 1592, a year of liberty for the Church. What was the Golden Act and how can a simple piece of legislation have such...

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Home in Exile – Ramsay of Arniston Mains – SFH074

Home in Exile – Ramsay of Arniston Mains – SFH074

The charming story of a Covenanter forced into exile from Midlothian. He moves right into the heart of Covenanting territory where there are frequent conventicles and Covenanters are ferociously hunted down. So he finds a home in exile very like his own and lives in...

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Rutherford’s Powerful Case Against Slavery – SFH066

Rutherford’s Powerful Case Against Slavery – SFH066

Not everyone in Scotland's history kept silent about the evil of slavery. Samuel Rutherford made a very powerful case against slavery in his classic book Lex, Rex which was published in 1645. Listen to find out how his resistance to slavery was crucial to his whole...

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What James Guthrie Still Says to Us – SFH065

What James Guthrie Still Says to Us – SFH065

Some of James Guthrie's last words are well known, others not so much. We look at the abiding relevance of some of what he said on the edge of eternity. It was a message of both hope and warning that we still need to hear today. If you want to know more about James...

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Readings in Rutherford: Part 3

Readings in Rutherford: Part 3

This is a third reading from Samuel Rutherford’s book Christ Dying and Drawing Sinners to Himself. For more about the book see the podcast episode 57 interview with Rob McCurley. This reading is kindly supplied by Rev Bryan Peters of the Presbyterian Reformed Church...

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