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.

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

Edinburgh Buddhist Studies Network

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Bringing together Buddhist Studies enthusiasts in Scotland and the north of the UK.

Edinburgh Jewish Studies Network

Bringing together research scholars at the University of Edinburgh and from across the central belt of Scotland.

Scottish Network for Religion and Literature

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Our network shares knowledge and develops research possibilities around the dynamic relationship between literature and religions.