Glasgow was founded by Saint Mungo and, as Scotlands second largest bishopric, has always been a central part of Scotlands ecclesiastical history. Witness to Scotlands industrial revolution in a way far more dramatic than anywhere else in the country, Glasgow, and the surrounding ClydeValley, has a remarkably diverse architecture and fascinating history of social and political activism.
Packed with vital and practical information, this handy guide enables both locals and visitors to explore and discover the hidden history of Glasgow and the Clyde Valley's churches. John Humes fascinating and in-depth introduction to the area sheds considerable light on the cultural background of the local churches and the incredible human stories of the people who built and use them.
8 pages of colour photos
SCOTLAND'S CHURCHES SCHEME is a charity which promotes spiritual understanding in a multi-denominational context by enabling the public to appreciate all buildings designed for worship and active as living churches. It promotes the common purpose of mission and education by opening Scotland's churches and welcoming visitors, tourists and pilgrims.