The Highlander hasn't ever loved an excellent press, and has been often characterized as peripheral and barbaric compared to his Lowland neighbour, extra susceptible to struggling with than serving God. In Clerics and Clansmen Iain MacDonald examines how the medieval Church in Gaelic Scotland, frequently considered as remoted and beside the point, persisted to operate within the face of poverty, periodic war, and the bold powers of the extended family chiefs. Focusing upon the diocese of Argyll, the learn analyses the lifetime of the bishopric, prior to broadening to think about the parochial clergy specifically origins, celibacy, schooling, and pastoral care. faraway from being superficial, it finds a Church deeply embedded inside its host society whereas final plugged into the mainstream of Latin Christendom."

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