The History of Catholic Intellectual Life in Scotland, 1918-1965, Hardback Book

The History of Catholic Intellectual Life in Scotland, 1918-1965 Hardback

Part of the Histories of the Sacred and Secular, 1700-2000 series


Thisbook offers an innovative approach to the character of the intellectual life ofCatholics in Scotland.

It looks at Catholic attempts to fight the appeal ofcommunism amongst the working classes in interwar Scotland, it analysesdevelopments in the devotional life of Scottish Catholics and it discusses theunique theological contribution made by Scottish clerics.

Chapters also explorethe increasing presence of Catholics in Scotland in higher education and theirrole in shaping change within the Catholic Church.

Finally, readers will havethe opportunity to learn more about the previously under-researched CatholicIntelligentsia, and the debate within it on the place of Catholicism in thehistory of Scotland. The History ofCatholic Intellectual Life in Scotland, 1918-1965 presents the domestic context of thechanging character of Scottish Catholicism, as well as the context of changes inEuropean Catholicism.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 259 pages, XI, 259 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9781137333469



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