scottish church history

  1. Travis Fentiman

    The History of Scottish Worship: Resources

    It was said of the Scottish reformers that: “The ministers that were took not their pattern from any Kirk in the world, no, not from Geneva itself; but, laying God’s Word before them, made reformation according thereunto…” John Row 1637 History of the Kirk of Scotland, p. 12 The great...
  2. Travis Fentiman


    Friends, One of the great forces of downgrade in American Presbyterianism has been the erosion of the Church's adherence to her constitutional documents and maneuvers to change the very constitution of the church which the officers had previously sworn to uphold. Hence, I have made a webpage...
  3. Travis Fentiman

    The Marrow Controversy

    The Marrow Controversy in early-1700’s Scotland hinged on the the warrant of the free offer of the Gospel displaying God’s grace and good-will to gospel-hearers. Mature your understanding of the Christian faith in looking into this important and intriguing historical controversy. The webpage...
  4. Travis Fentiman

    Scottish Church History: Resources Available

    Friends, For beginners and scholars alike, here is a massive collection of resources on Scottish Church history, organized by the time period. Apart from researching a dissertation, it will probably have everything you need to answer just about every question you may have about Scottish...
  5. Travis Fentiman

    Writings of Scottish Covenanting and Indulgences

    Friends, As Scottish Church history is the most important strand of Church history, here is a collection of the major defenses of covenanting and literature surrounding the Indulgence controversy during the Era of Persecution (1661-1688). Amongst other things, these writings defend armed civil...
  6. Travis Fentiman

    Resolutioner-Protester Controversy

    The first split in the Church of Scotland was the Resolutioner-Protester controversy in the 1650's. An introduction to the controversy is on the webpage. This sad division brought out interesting theological controversies concerning: civil resistance, passive and active obedience, the unity of...