School of Divinity


School of Divinity events from 2018.

The Crossroads Before Us: Responding to the Rise of the Far Right

Responding To the Rise of the Far Right
5pm - 6.30pm, 18 January 2018, Martin Hall, New College. Far right movements have during the last few decades gained in momentum across the Western world. This CTPI hosted event brings together a cross-disciplinary panel to discuss some of the underlying causes of this development, the rationale of these movements, and possible means of resistance.

Teilhard de Chardin and the Six Propositions

Improvisations sur Michel Butor
Thursday 22 February 11am - 4.30pm, Martin Hall

Women and Religion Balloon Debate

Wednesday 7 March 4pm - 5.30pm, Martin Hall, New College

Coffee Morning in celebration of International Women's Day 8 March 2018

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10.30 am - 11.30am, Thursday 8 March, New College. Learn about New College's pioneering women and eat some cake! All donations will go to Scottish Women's Aid.

Gunning Lectures: Religion as worldviews and as ways of life

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19, 20, 21 March, 5pm, Martin Hall, New College. These lectures will be given by Anne Taves, Professor of Religious Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara

Theology, Church and Culture: A Day Conference in Honour of Professor D W D Shaw

9.30am, Wednesday 4 April, New College. A former Dean and Principal of both New College in Edinburgh and St Mary's College in St Andrews, Bill Shaw will celebrate his 90th birthday this summer. This Conference will be held in his honour.

Easter Service to mark the end of the Teaching Session

Friday 6 April, 1pm, Martin Hall, New College

Preaching Today Conference

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Wednesday 18 April, 0945hrs - 1600 hrs, New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh EH1 2LX

Ricky Ross, lead singer of Deacon Blue, in conversation with Professor Mona Siddiqui

About word and music studies
Thursday 19 April, 1700 - 1900 hrs, Martin Hall, New College

Politics, Society & Christianity in Malawi and beyond: A Memorial Conference for Jack Thompson and John McCracken

Centre for the Study of World Christianity
0830 hrs, 26 April 2018, New College. To commemorate Jack and John we cordially invite you to attend this day conference.

Women's Ordination 50th Anniversary Conference

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10am, Saturday 28 April, New College

Croall Lecture Series 2018: 'Vere Deus, Vere Homo: Reflections on the Incarnation'

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30 April, 1, 2, 3 May 2018. 5.15pm, Martin Hall, New College. Ian McFarland, Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge.

The Ethics of Everyday Life

5pm Tuesday 8 May, Martin Hall, New College. With Dr Michael Banner, Dean, Trinity College, University of Cambridge

Christian-Muslim Studies Network Event: Speaking of the One God

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5pm, 15-16 July 2018, Martin Hall, New College. 'Divine Essence, Attributes and names in Christian-Muslim Debates,' featuring Rowan Williams. Sponsored by Henry Luce Foundation.

Welcome Week 2018

The School of Divinity looks forward to meeting new students, 10-14 September 2018.

Biblical Resources for Year C: A CPD Day for Ministers and Worship Leaders

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Wednesday 19 September 2018, 12.30 - 5pm, New College. Academics from the School of Divinity will explore issues raised by the readings for Lectionary Year C.

New College Communion 2018/19

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All services - apart from Remembrance and the Christmas Carol Service - are held on Thursdays at 1.10pm in the Martin Hall unless otherwise stated.

New College away day 2018

Students and a dog walking along a country track towards the mountains, with sheep grazing in the field to the left
Book now to join our day out in Comrie, 29 September

Open days 2018

Thinking of joining us next year? Come and see the University!

Death in Scotland

The 'Death in Scotland' event features academic speakers from several fields of expertise.

Research in Religion Conference

20 October, 2018, New College. ‘Research in Religion’ is a one-day interdisciplinary conference organised by the University of Edinburgh and Queen’s University, Belfast.

Cunningham Lecture Series: Migration of Christianity, Christianity of Migration

22, 24, 25 October, 5pm, Martin Hall. Professor Peter Phan, The Ignacio Ellacuria, S J Chair of Catholic Social Thought, Georgetown University, will give these three lectures.

Dartmouth Gunning Lecture: Debt and the Christian Theological Imagination

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5pm, Monday 29 October, Martin Hall, New College. Dr Devin Singh, Assistant Professor, Dartmouth College, USA will give this lecture.