Magdalen Chapel, Edinburgh

Magdalen Chapel, Edinburgh

One of the oldest buildings in Edinburgh, the Magdalen Chapel was built in 1541 and has the oldest surviving stained glass in Scotland. It was the location for the first ever General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and the building played a significant, if somewhat sombre role during the Covenanter era.  Matthew Vogan explains more.  (8m 38s)

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Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh – The Journey of the Covenant, Pt4 – SFH014

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh – The Journey of the Covenant, Pt4 – SFH014

What happened when the ministers in the Church of Scotland were of one mind and agreed on a united course of action to stand for true religion, in accordance with their Confession, in order to recover the purity and liberty of the gospel?  Matthew Vogan explains more in part 4 of the Journey of the Covenant.

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