Losing Our Religion – The Daily Mail on the State of the Church in Scotland


The journalist John Macleod has just begun a major three part series in The Daily Mail on the current state of the Church in Scotland.  Given that this is published in Scotland’s best selling Saturday newspaper it is good to see the question being given such prominence.  Coming on top of a more local and narrow series in the Dundee Courier focusing on the decline of the Church of Scotland in the city, it is clear that the national press do have some interest in this.


John is a good person to write about this.  Not only is he an excellent writer but he has a good understanding of the issues involved.  I doubt anyone will agree with everything he says, but in my view his analysis is intelligent, preceptive and very helpful to those of us trying to understand what is going on.  This series is clearly a ‘big…

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