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Belief

 Subject
Subject Source: Nahste

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Note about a holy woman and vocabulary, 1901

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/62
Scope and Contents Note about a holy woman in Miulay [Miulaigh/Mingulay] that she was 'so holy' she would not share a drinking vessel with a Protestant but also notes 'She was a great thief + lies'. The vocabulary note reads 'Eirigeach = Heretic'.
Dates: 1901

Note about St Columba's first attempt to build a church on Iona, 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/311
Scope and Contents Note about St Columba's first attempt to build a church on Iona [Ì Chaluim Chille], in which the walls were put up during the day but fell down at night owing to the spirit of darkness. Oran or Oranus was sacrificed to stop this happening. Text scored through perhaps to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1886

Story about a woman's trip to a wise woman for a snaile, 5 Aug 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/105
Scope and Contents Story collected from an unnamed woman Carmichael met on the road probably in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist about her trip to a wise woman for a snaile. She had gone to the wise woman because she had a cow which was unwell and she did not know why. The wise woman or witch friend as Carmichael describes her, told the woman that it was probably because a number of people had 'put the eye' on the cow and gave her two snaile, 'which she kindly showed me each about 6 or 9 inches long and twisted of...
Dates: 5 Aug 1870

Story about Aonas mac Neil, 20 January 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/153
Scope and Contents Story collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula about Aonas mac Neil [Aonghas MacNeil or Angus MacNeil] that he was the person who disturbed the grave of the child of the daughter of the King of France and that he was an atheist who said that there was no 'hereaft[e]r & that the soul of a man when if left a man crept along a dyke side like a biast till it met the first closach eich [horse corpse] & went...
Dates: 20 January 1871

The Distinction between Knowledge and Belief historically and critically considered, c1910

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Identifier: BAI 1/3/8
Scope and Contents An essay written by John Baillie as a student at New College, Edinburgh, examining the nature of knowledge and belief, and how these have changed over time.
Dates: c1910

Why I believe, 1951

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Identifier: BAI 1/6/23
Scope and Contents Broadcast by John Baillie, examining the concept of belief in God from his own experience.
Dates: 1951

Why I believe in God, 1943

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Identifier: BAI 1/6/22
Scope and Contents Broadcast by John Baillie, examining the concept of belief in God from his own experience.
Dates: 1943