Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 February 2013

224 Pages | 18 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719089930

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Creating a Scottish church

Catholicism, gender and ethnicity in nineteenth-century Scotland

S. Karly Kehoe

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Engages with Scottish identity by incorporating a gendered perspective, focusing on the agency of women religious in Scotland By linking gender, religion and identity it challenges the perception of Scotland as a Presbyterian nation by examining a hitherto peripheral population
  • Catholicism did not preclude Scottishness or Britishness Gives the opportunity to see fresh and previously unseen archival material and uses this to develop new discussions on education and associational culture It brings a more rounded understanding of religiosity in Britain
  • Its treatment of Scotland offers a new and vital understanding of how "fringe" groups influenced the development of the nation Explores Scotland's national and cultural development through an examination of gender, ethnicity and class