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 1: Autumn 2021

Date  Speaker Topic

29 September

Dr James Eglinton (Edinburgh)

Speaking of Tongues: Abraham Kuyper and Evolutionary Linguistics

4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 14 October 

*5.30pm, Playfair Library


Professor David Hempton (Harvard University)

2020-21 Gifford Lectures

Networks, Nodes, and Nuceli in the History of Christianity, c. 1500-2000

Friday 15 October



Religion in the Public Square: 20 Years Since 9/11

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Monday 18 October

Professor Mark Harris (Edinburgh)

Theology and the Quantum World

*Joint session with Science and Religion

27 March 

Dr Daniel Pedersen (University of Aberdeen)

Freidrich Schleiermacher and Thomas Aquinas on the Eternity of the World

10 November  Professor Bruce Huber (Univeristy of Notre Dame) Democracy and Climate Change: Reflections on a Christian Ethic of Regulation
24 November   Postgraduate Seminar Papers
9 December  Professor Karen Kilby (Durham University) Thinking about Sin and Suffering