School of Divinity

Theology and Ethics

Wednesdays at 4.10pm in Rainy Hall and Online

The seminar is for postgraduates and staff, and others are most welcome. For Zoom joining details and further enquiries, please contact Dr Joshua Ralston (

Semester 2: Spring 2021

Date  Speaker Topic

20 January

Dr James Eglinton (Edinburgh)

Thomas in Abraham’s bosom: the place of Aquinas in Kuyper’s Encyclopaedia of Sacred Theology.

3 February

Professor Michelle Chaplin Sanchez (Harvard Divinity School)

Revisiting Theological Imagination from Calvin to Neo-Calvinism

17 February

PhD Students

Taylor Holleyman (Edinburgh)


Greg Parker Jr (Edinburgh)


Was ist Theologie?: Emil Brunner's Dialectic as Dialogue


Encyclopedia Bavinck: The Case of the History of the Theological Encyclopedia

3 March 

Professor Christine Helmer (Northwestern University)

Towards A Post-Critical Realist Hermeneutics and Why This Matters for Theology

17 March 

Professor David Fergusson (Edinburgh)

Thinking about God

31 March  Professor Hani Hanna (Evangelical Theological Seminary of Cairo) TBD

Semester 1: Autumn 2020

Date  Speaker Topic

30 September 

Dr Joshua Ralston (Edinburgh)

Rewriting Calvin: Schleiermacher on the Priestly Office of Christ

14 October

Dr David Grummet (Edinburgh)

The Word as Christ’s Body

28 October 

*Online Only

Dr Evan Kuehn (North Park University)

The Idea of an End: Kant’s Philosophical Eschatology

11 November

Dr Andrew Torrance (University of St Andrews)

A Theology of Accountability

25 November

*Online Only

Dr Ruth Jackson Ravenscroft (University of Cambridge)

Friedrich Schleiermacher, Free Sociabilty, and Gender Trouble(s)