Interrogated on your way to an illegal worship service. Would you admit where you were going and endanger your life as well as others? Would a lie be wrong? This happened to one young woman and in this episode we find out more about the circumstances and her ingenious response.
We visit the last church to be built in Scotland before the Reformation to discover some of its later history. In 1659, the Covenanter Alexander Peden was here and about to begin his ministry when some dramatic events threatened to put a stop to it. It was said that his anguished prayers could be heard as he paced up and down by the side of the river on stormy winter nights. Jimmy Fisher explains what happened and the significance of Alexander Peden in this episode.
What was the purpose of such a mask as this? Why would a field preacher need one? Matthew Vogan brings us another slice of Scotland’s Forgotten History.