Report on Luther Conference

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Report courtesy of Rev John J Murray SCOTLAND’S DEBT TO MARTIN LUTHER This was the theme of a Conference on 7th-8th April organised by the Scottish Reformation Society for the Quincentenary of Martin Luther’s nailing of the Ninety-Five Theses to the church door at Wittenberg on 31 October 1517. Although John Knox was later destined to direct the Church in Scotland in the direction of Geneva rather than Wittenberg, yet it was through...

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Martin Luther Conference, April 2017

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in Featured, News | 0 comments

The Society is holding a two-day conference on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th April 2017 to mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing of his 95 theses to the door of the church in Wittenberg on 31st October 1517. The theme of the conference is “Scotland’s Debt to Martin Luther” and the aim of it is to consider the various influences that Luther had on Scotland, especially in the years prior to the Reformation of 1560. The Conference...

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Audio from 2016 AGM

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Featured, News | 0 comments

The 2016 AGM of the Scottish Reformation Society was held on Saturday 17 September at the Magdalen Chapel, Edinburgh. The speaker on this occasion was the Rev David Campbell of Edinburgh. The subject was: The Pentland Rising of 1666 – reassessing the Covenanting struggle. An audio recording of the lecture is now available here: The Pentland Rising (57...

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Writing and Project Competition 2016-2017

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Entries should be sent to Rev. Alasdair Macleod, 25c Swordale, Point, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0BP. The closing date is 31st March 2017. Monarchy Project (12 years and under) Winner £25, Runner-up £20 Produce an illustrated timeline for the life of the Scottish church leader Alexander Henderson. Hamilton Memorial Essay (12 years and under) Winner £25, Runner-up £20 Describe two important events in the life of the Scottish church leader Alexander...

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2016 AGM in Edinburgh

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Featured, News | 0 comments

The Scottish Reformation Society AGM will be held on Saturday 17th September 2016 at the Magdalen Chapel, Edinburgh, EH1 1JR. The annual general meeting for SRS members will commence at 12.30 pm (DV). Thereafter a Public Meeting will commence at 1.45 pm with the speaker Rev D. Campbell (Edinburgh), on the subject ‘The Pentland Rising’.

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