The Secret Saint — davidavien (Reblog)

I was in Edinburgh, taking a break, when I remembered the story about the relics of Saint Andrew – the patron saint of Scotland being nearby and thougth I might as well take a look. In the New Testament Gospel according to John, Andrew was initially a disciple of John the Baptist and started to […]

The Secret Saint — davidavien

Sketches of Superstitions, Saturday, February 15, 1840, pp.30-31. — Random Scottish History (Reblog)

[Chambers’ Edinburgh Journal Contents] SKETCHES OF SUPERSTITIONS. THE DRUIDS.    INTERESTING as are the ancient superstitions and theological fables of Scandinavia, a notice of which formed the subject of the last paper in this series, British readers cannot but feel a still greater interest in the history of Druidism, the superstition which flourished peculiarly among […]

Sketches of Superstitions, Saturday, February 15, 1840, pp.30-31. — Random Scottish History