The School congratulates warmly all those who graduated this year. The staff offer their best wishes for the future.
Dr Eric Stoddart has received funding from the Arts & Humanities Research Council to develop this interdisciplinary field. The first workshop, 'Surveillance, Religion, and Security' will be held in Birmingham in October. Call for papers here.
It was with enormous sadness that the School learned of the sudden death on Wednesday 25th May of our friend and colleague John Webster, Professor of Divinity. A Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving for his life will be held on Saturday, 27 August 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews, Fife. Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dr Rowan Williams will be officiating.
Top in the UK...again
St Mary's College in the University of St Andrews is best in the UK for Religious Studies and Theology, according to The Guardian University League Tables 2017.
The University’s School of Divinity is once again ranked above Durham, Oxford, Cambridge and Exeter to take top spot in the subject area.
The University of St Andrews as a whole has been ranked the best university in Scotland and third in the United Kingdom. Read more on the University of St Andrews website.
£1.6 million for new Logos Institute
The Faculty has received a £1.6 million grant to launch the Logos Institute for Analytic and Exegetical Theology. Four new professorial fellows will include Oliver Crisp, Stephen Evans, Peter van Inwagen and Michael Rea and a new senior appointment is to be advertised. Six, full-fee doctoral scholarships are now available starting 2016 (see advertisement). There will also be a new MLitt programme in Analytic and Exegetical Theology.