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Dissent After Disruption: Church and State in Scotland, 1843-63

Ryan Mallon


A history of post-Disruption Scottish Presbyterian dissent and its religious, political and social influence. The Disruption of the Church of Scotland was one of the most important events in Victorian Britain and had a profound and lasting impact on Scottish religion, politics and society. This book provides the first detailed account of the two major non-established Presbyterian denominations in the two decades after 1843, which together accounted for roughly half of Scotland’s churchgoers: the Free Church, formed by those who left the Established Church at the Disruption, and the United Pres ... More

Keywords: Disruption, Dissent, Identity, Nineteenth-century Scotland, Politics, Presbyterianism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781474482790
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482790.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ryan Mallon, author
Queen's University