Clerics and Clansmen: The Diocese of Argyll between the by Iain MacDonald
By Iain MacDonald
The Highlander hasn't ever loved an outstanding press, and has been often characterized as peripheral and barbaric compared to his Lowland neighbour, extra vulnerable to combating than serving God. In Clerics and Clansmen Iain MacDonald examines how the medieval Church in Gaelic Scotland, usually considered as remoted and beside the point, endured to operate within the face of poverty, periodic battle, and the bold powers of the extended family chiefs. Focusing upon the diocese of Argyll, the research analyses the lifetime of the bishopric, ahead of broadening to contemplate the parochial clergy – particularly origins, celibacy, schooling, and pastoral care. faraway from being superficial, it finds a Church deeply embedded inside of its host society whereas final plugged into the mainstream of Latin Christendom.
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30 However, twentieth-century historians were less afraid to apply a Highland/Lowland perspective to ecclesiastical issues. Gordon Donaldson and James Kirk both contrasted the apparent difficulties and limited development of the cathedral churches of Argyll and Sodor, which were located well within the Western Scots Gàidhealtachd (the Gaelicspeaking area of Scotland), with other cathedral sees which were planted along the Highland/Lowland periphery. The lack of religious houses, schools and hospitals, and the contrasting size of Highland and Lowland parishes, together with the long vacancies in the sees during the sixteenth century, illustrated (for them) the low standards in the Church in in Medieval and Renaissance Scotland, eds.