School of Divinity

Biblical Studies

Thursdays, 16.10 - 17.40pm on Zoom, unless otherwise specified

Details of how to join online will be emailed round before the relevant seminar. For more information, contact Dr Suzanna Millar. Email

Seminar Recordings can be foud on Media Hopper Create

Semester 1: Autumn 2021

Date Speaker(s) Topic
23 September

Dr Katherine Southwood (University of Oxford)

Muted Group Theory and Esther

7 October

David Flood (PhD candidate, University of Edinburgh)


Denis Salgado (PhD candidate, University of Edinburgh)

Family 0150: A New Family of Manuscript Witnesses to the Text of Paul


ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ: Romans as a Window into the Development of the Byzantine Apostolos Lectionaries

21 October

Special Session for COP26

Professor David Horrell (University of Exeter)

What Do Biblical Scholars Have to Say to COP26?
4 November Prof Hugh Pyper (University of Sheffield (Emeritus)) Lamentations of the Makars: Acrostics and the Bible in Scots

18 November

Anna Grottoli-Hagelgans (PhD candidate, University of Edinburgh)


Charles Cisco (PhD candidate, University of Edinburgh)

Why Did John Write His Gospel?



We the People(s): Liberty Under Law in Galatians

2nd December

Dr Catrin Williams (University of Wales Trinity Saint David)

Signs and Scripture in the Gospel of John