The Rev Thomas Marjoribanks, BD, Colinton

Written months after the publication of the new book, the article assesses its impact. There is some analysis of the diverse material contained within it. It is noted that the Scottish Hymnal is still held in affection, “particularly in the Church Service Society”, and some material has been restored from that publication. The wide time span of the material is noted. The problem of contemporary hymns is noted and the author finds the examples of these wanting, as he does the provision for children. The reaction against Victorian tunes is commented upon. His advice is to “hasten slowly” in introducing new material.

Reference: Volume 01 1928-29, p67
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The Rev H J Wotherspoon, DD

This short article discusses the different places in the service these might be given, favouring a position after the sermon.  The matter of the calling of Banns is also treated.

Reference: Volume 01 1928-29, p75
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The Rev W Neil Sutherland, MC, MA

The author (minister of the church) claims that Dalmeny has the most perfect Norman chancel in Britain.  A survey of alterations to the building throughout the centuries is given and a detailed account given of the process of this most recent restoration, including how the correct stone was sourced.   There are photographs of the restoration and details of carving.

Reference: Volume 01 1928-29, p78

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Reference: Volume 01 1928-29, p85

The Rev William MacNicol, BD, Longforgan

This refers to a recent re-ordering of the Chapel of Garioch, built in 1812.  A photograph of the chancel is provided earlier in the issue.

Reference: Volume 01 1928-29 p87

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the reason for the publication of the Annual;
an explanation of the Calendar;
a note about the Lindisfarne Gospels, now in the British Museum;
an announcement of the publication of Services for Holy Week and Easter, prepared by the Rt. Rev Dr Norman Maclean;
a comment on the over-elaborate arrangements at marriages;
a report of alterations to the east end of St Columba’s Church, London;
a description of a new Communion Table cloth at St Paul’s, Greenock;
an extract from a Pastoral Letter by Bishop Ken relating to Lent;
a collect with animals as its subject;
a note about the practice of singing a Vesper after the Benediction;
a comment about the state of Church music.

Reference: Volume 01 1928-29, p92
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The Lindisfarne Gospels, A Page from  -  Frontispiece
The Holy Table - Linton and Hoselaw  -   Facing page 40
The Holy Table - St Paul’s, Greenock  -   Facing page 41
Paisley Abbey  -  Facing page 56
St Columba’s Church, London  -   Facing page 57
Dalmeny Church - The Sanctuary  -   Facing page 80
Dalmeny Church - Keystones  -   Facing page 81
The Church of Chapel of Garioch  -   Facing page 81

Reference: Volume 01 1928-29
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