S. J. Brown on Westminster and Psalm-Singing

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Referring to the doctrine and practice of the Church of Scotland, the historian S. J. Brown writes:

Worship was defined by the Westminster Directory, with emphasis on the sermon, Scripture readings and the congregational singing of the Psalms, unaccompanied by musical instruments.

S. J. Brown, Providence and Empire: Religion, Politics and Society in the United Kingdom 1815-1914 (Harlow, 2008), p. 20.


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I don't know about the rest of his historical research, but he got that right.
If he were to record the present scenario in Scotland he would have to revise
the original.
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