Research projects at the School of Divinity are centres of excellence for their subjects.
There are several active research projects in the School of Divinity, some of which are cross-disciplinary, and all of which act as centres of excellence for their subjects. Some also offer important source material and other texts for download.
In this AHRC and ESRC funded project Michael Northcott leads an interdisciplinary team of researchers in Geosciences, History, Philosophy, Politics and Theology at Edinburgh in the investigation of the relationship between understandings of time and ecological responsibility.
This project explores the potential of the creative arts for contributing to processes of peacebuilding and conflict transformation.
This project, funded by the John Templeton Foundation, is led by Dr Mark Harris and Professor David Fergusson. It is designed to train potential research students, and to grow an existing inter-university network and related research funding in Science and Religion. The Science and Religion network includes researchers in Divinity, Health Studies, Physics, Philosophy, and Science Studies.
This project promotes scholarship and public understanding of ethical challenges in armed conflicts and post-conflict transitions.
This AHRC-funded project runs from January 2013 until the end of 2015. Dr Naomi Appleton will be undertaking this project in collaboration with Dr. James Hegarty of Cardiff University.
A worldwide project coordinating high-quality research in prophetic studies.
An ecumenical initiative aiming to reflect on a century of missions, celebrate past achievements and plan for a new mission paradigm.
A international project providing a critical survey of scholarly sources on classical Hebrew.
This three-year multi-disciplinary project studied this important collection of musical part books of the Psalms. The main project funded by the AHRC ran from 2007-11 and its follow-on project ‘Sing the Renaissance and Reformation’ from 2012-13.
This project investigates the relationship between Christianity, Psychotherapy and Spirituality in Scotland in the latter half of the twentieth century.
A project addressing the wider historical questions about the origins and early development of Christianity though the study of these under-used documents.
A network bringing together researchers from different disciplines in the College in the new and important field of the Medical Humanities.
This project aims to promote the study of missionary activity of British and Irish Methodism.
This article was published on Sep 24, 2013