School of Divinity

Research centres and networks

Our research centres and networks are founded on a 500-year tradition of creative thought.

Centre for the Study of Christian Origins

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Examining the emergence and early developments in Christianity, focusing on the first two centuries of the common era.

Centre for the Study of World Christianity

Centre for the Study of World Christianity
Advancing scholarship in Christianity outside the western hemisphere.

Centre for Theology and Public Issues

Promoting reflection and research on important public issues to which Christian theology can make a constructive contribution.

Christian-Muslim Studies Network

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Creating and fostering academic links between Western scholars and religious thinkers in the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia and beyond.

Edinburgh Buddhist Studies network

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Edinburgh Buddhist Studies is a network of research scholars convened at the University of Edinburgh and with members from across the north of the UK.

Edinburgh Jewish Studies Network

Edinburgh Jewish Studies Network brings together research scholars at at the University of Edinburgh and includes members from across the central belt of Scotland.

God and the Book of Nature Network

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A multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional research network investigating theologies of the natural sciences and theologies of nature.

Scottish Network for Religion and Literature

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The Scottish Network for Religion and Literature shares knowledge and develops research possibilities around the dynamic relationship between literature and religions.