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In Principio Erat Verbum

The Contribution of St Mary’s College to Scottish Theology and Church Life

Day Conference

Saturday 5 December 2015, St Mary’s College


10am Welcome – Dr Ian Bradley, Principal, St Mary’s

10.15  St Mary’s before the Reformation and under the Principalship of Andrew Melville – Dr Steven Reid, Glasgow University

11.15  Samuel Rutherford – Dr Scott Spurlock, Glasgow University

12.10  Archibald Campbell – Dr Christian Maurer, Freiburg University

1pm – 2pm Sandwich lunch with tea and coffee, SCR

2pm   George Hill  - Dr Mark Elliott, St Andrews University

2.50pm John Tulloch – Professor Stewart Brown, Edinburgh University

3.45pm  Donald Baillie – Professor David Fergusson, Edinburgh University

4.30pm  Brief concluding remarks on Principal Duncan – Dr Ian Bradley, St Andrews University

4.45pm  Tea and coffee, SCR, St Mary’s


Lectures will take place in Lecture Room 1, St Mary’s College. Before and after the lectures and during lunchtime College Hall, which contains portraits of most of those being talked about, will be open. 

Registration will open in the late summer at which point final titles of papers will also be confirmed.

Contact details

St Mary's College
The School of Divinity
University of St Andrews
South Street
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9JU
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1334 462850
Fax: +44 (0)1334 462852