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Oliver Crisp appointed Professor of Analytic Theology

Thursday 17 January 2019

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Prof. Oliver Crisp (Fuller Seminary) to our newly established Chair in Analytic Theology.

The School of Divinity welcomes PhD applications for 2019/20

Tuesday 13 November 2018

The School of Divinity welcomes PhD applications for 2019/20.
Applications for the PhD and MPhil may be submitted at any time but the closing date for first consideration is 14 December 2018; enquiries may be made to
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'Accountability as Relational Virtue'

Thursday 15 March 2018

Dr Andrew Torrance is to be part of a major new, interdisciplinary, research project at Baylor University in the USA bringing together an interdisciplinary team of scholars from Baylor, St Andrews, Harvard Medical School, and Hope College, with expertise in the fields of philosophy, theology, psychology, psychiatry, sociology, and criminology.

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Laidlaw scholars

Tuesday 07 November 2017

Two of St Mary’s College students, Josh Holloway and Tom Miles, successfully completed an undergraduate scholarship programme that culminated in poster presentations on 30 October 2017.

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Prof. Dr. Christoph Schwöbel appointed to currently vacant Chair in Divinity, from September 2018.

Tuesday 03 October 2017

Presently Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Tübingen, where he has been since 2004, Prof. Dr. Schwöbel previously held the chair in Systematic Theology and Ecumenical Theology in Heidelberg. 'By any estimation Christoph is one of the leading systematic theologians in the world today, and his arrival in St Andrews continues and strengthens our commitment to being amongst the best in the world in that area', Steve Holmes, Head of School.

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Religious Faith, Ethics, and 21st century Surveillance

Thursday 29 June 2017

AHRC-funded research network workshop in London, 20-22 November 2017. Call for academic papers and for participation by faith communities leaders. Organised by Eric Stoddart, St Mary's. 

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Distance Learning MLitt applications now open for January 2018 entry.

Monday 05 June 2017

Bible and the Contemporary World - distance learning MLitt, for entry in September 2017 now closed but applications for entry in January 2018 are now open and close 1 November 2017. Information here. Divinity (campus-based) MLitt applications open in October for entry in September 2018.

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St Mary's ranks in world's top 20

Thursday 09 March 2017

The QS World University rankings for 2017 place us 18th in the world - and is the best result achieved by any school in our University.

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Gifford Lectures 2017

Friday 27 January 2017

Prof. Michael Rea, University of Notre Dame, has completed this year's series entitled: “Though The Darkness Hide Thee”: Seeking the Face of the Invisible God. Details here.

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Two St Andrews Fellows in Theology and Science

Sunday 22 January 2017

The School welcome Sarah Lane Ritchie and Kevin Nordby to the Theology and Science programme, led by Dr John Perry. 

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Dr Madhavi Nevader

Sunday 22 January 2017

has been appointed as a lecturer in Hebrew Bible, joining the faculty on a permanent basis following time as a Teaching Fellow. The School welcomes her to this new role.

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£1.75 million for Theology and Science

Wednesday 07 September 2016

The School has received £1.75 million to help explore a new generation of questions at the intersection of theology and science. The grant creates two new positions at St Andrews, and ten others for early-career scholars at universities around the world.

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