Beliefs, Attitudes and Practices
Notes on Contributors
STEWART J. BROWN is Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Edinburgh. His work explores the religious culture of modern Britain and Ireland, and the religious Enlightenment in Europe. His books include Thomas Chalmers and the Godly Commonwealth in Scotland (1982), The National Churches of England, Ireland and Scotland, 1801–1846 (2001), and Providence and Empire: Religion, Politics and Society in the United Kingdom, 1815–1914 (2008).
SUSAN BUCKHAM is Honorary Research Fellow in History and Politics at the University of Stirling. Drawing on twenty years of experience in graveyard recording, conservation, research and interpretation, Susan specialises in the interdisciplinary study of Scottish burial sites of the post-Reformation period. She holds a PhD from the University of York (awarded 2004), where she studied in the Archaeology Department. Her doctoral research examined the social and economic influences upon Victorian gravestone designs in York Cemetery.
GLENYS CASWELL is a research fellow in the Sue Ryder Care Centre for the Study of Supportive, Palliative and End of Life Care at the University of Nottingham. Her research interests centre around the social processes involved in the management of death, and she is currently working on two studies exploring end of life issues. Her PhD, completed in 2009, was a qualitative exploration of Scottish funeral practices.
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