School news

1st in Theology & Religious Studies in the National Student Satisfaction Survey 2019

1st in Theology & Religious Studies in the National Student Satisfaction Survey 2019

The School of Divinity has been ranked first in the UK in our discipline, with, once again, 100% of our graduating students describing themselves as ’satisfied’ or ‘very satisfied’ with their degree programme.

4 July 2019
1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK in the Guardian League Table 2020

1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK in the Guardian League Table 2020

The School of Divinity has been ranked 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK in the Guardian League Table 2020

7 June 2019
Judith Wolfe awarded grant for New Directions in Philosophical Theology

Judith Wolfe awarded grant for New Directions in Philosophical Theology

Prof. Judith Wolfe has been awarded £174,000 by the Templeton Religion Trust for a two-year collaborative research programme on the interface of systematic theology and continental philosophy.

7 June 2019
15th anniversary for CSRP

15th anniversary for CSRP

The School's Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics marks a milestone.

15 May 2019
'Annunciations: Sacred Music for the Twenty-First Century'

'Annunciations: Sacred Music for the Twenty-First Century'

This newly published book was edited by George Corbett as part of the School's TheoArtistry project.

15 May 2019
Oliver Crisp appointed professor of Analytic Theology

Oliver Crisp appointed professor of Analytic Theology

Professor Oliver Crisp (Fuller Seminary) has been appointed to the School's newly established chair in Analytic Theology.

17 January 2019
PhD applications welcomed for 2019-2020

PhD applications welcomed for 2019-2020

Applications for the PhD and MPhil may be submitted at any time, but the closing date for first consideration is 14 December 2018.

13 November 2018
Further new appointments for next academic year

Further new appointments for next academic year

The School is delighted to announce that Dr Michael Lyons (Old Testament/Hebrew Bible) and Dr Rebekah Lamb (Theology and the Arts) will join as colleagues later this year.

2 May 2018
Alexander (Sandy) Wedderburn

Alexander (Sandy) Wedderburn

We have received the sad news that Professor Dr Alexander J.M. Wedderburn, who was lecturer in New Testament at St Mary's from 1974 to 1989, passed away on 31 March 2018 at the age of 76.

10 April 2018
'Accountability as Relational Virtue'

'Accountability as Relational Virtue'

Dr Andrew Torrance is to be part of a major new research project at Baylor University

15 March 2018