School of Divinity

Divinity events

Upcoming and past events in the School of Divinity.

Opening Inaugural Lecture by Professor Paul Foster: "Why Write a Commentary?"

St Leonard's Land University Crest
Thursday 15 September 1400 hrs, Martin Hall, New College.

New Ideas on Matthew’s Gospel: A CPD Event for Ministers and Worship Leaders

21 SEPT 2016 - An afternoon for ministers and worship leaders to explore current scholarship about the Gospel of Matthew, the lectionary Gospel for 2016/2017.

Creating a New Vision for an Old City

Word and Music Studies at Edinburgh
28 September at 10:30–16:00, Martin Hall, New College

New College Away Day

1ST OCTOBER 2016 - New College Away Day to Comrie in Perthshire. All students and staff of New College welcome.

Kennedy Wright Opening Lecture: "City of God or Home of Traitors and Killers? The Status of Jerusalem according to Matthew"

Centre for the Study of World Christianity
4.15pm, Monday 3 October 2016, Martin Hall, New College. Lecture by Professor Anders Runesson, Oslo

Gunning Lecture: "Goddesses of the Seas: A comparative study of the Virgin Mary and Mazu as protectors of seamen in the early modern world"

St Leonard's Land University Crest
24 October 2016, 5pm. Martin Hall, New College, Edinburgh EH1 2LX. This lecture is being given by Professor Ronnie Po-Chia Hsia, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History, Pennsylvania State University

Asian Religions: Boundaries, Connections and Identities

2 November 2016, Martin Hall: Dr Carool Kersten, King's College, London will be speaking on behalf of the Asian Religions Network

Cunningham Lectures

St Leonard's Land University Crest
29, 30 November and 1 December 2016, 5pm, Martin Hall, New College: Overall Title - "Christianity and Human Rights", by John Witte, Robert W Woodruff University Professor of Law, Emory Law School

Interfaith Relations - CPD Event

About us
12pm, 18 January 2017, New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh EH1 2LX

Asian Religions Network: Khyentse Lecture in Buddhist Studies

Wednesday 5 April 2017, 5.30pm - 6.30pm, Martin Hall, New College, Edinburgh EH1 2LX. Professor Bernard Faure, Columbia University, will give this lecture

Event archive

Showcase videos
Past events at the School of Divinity