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Faith in Scotland Lecture Series

A special lecture series will examine the Reformation and its influence in Scotland.

New College

The Cunningham lectures 2009/10 have been timed to mark the 500th anniversary of the birth of John Calvin (1509) and the 450th anniversary of the Scottish Reformation (1560).

The lectures will mark the extensive influence of Calvin and the Reformed tradition on Scottish society.

Presented by distinguished scholars, the lectures are organised by the Centre for Theology and Public Issues within the School of Divinity.

How to book

All lectures are free and no booking is required.

Venue

All lectures will be held in either Martin Hall or Assembly Hall at New College, 1 Mound Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2LU.

The lecture programme

The Kirk and the Reformation

Professor Jane Dawson, University of Edinburgh

Thursday 19 November 2009, 5.15pm

Thursday 19 November 2009, 5.15pm

Martin Hall, New College

Reformed Theology in Scotland

Professor Donald Macleod, The Free Church College, Edinburgh

Thursday 26 November 2009, 5.15pm

Thursday 26 November 2009, 5.15pm

Martin Hall, New College

Religion and Liberty: the Reformation and political thought in early modern Scotland

Professor Roger Mason, University of St Andrews

Thursday 3 December 2009, 5.15pm

Thursday 3 December 2009, 5.15pm

Martin Hall, New College

The Kirk and Scottish Literature

Professor Ian Campbell, University of Edinburgh

Thursday 14 January 2010, 5.15pm

Thursday 14 January 2010, 5.15pm

Martin Hall, New College

Christianity and art

Dr John Lowrie Morrison (JoLomo), artist

Thursday 21 January 2010, 5.15pm

Thursday 21 January 2010, 5.15pm

Assembly Hall, New College

Psalm-singing in Scotland through the ages

Dr Noel O' Regan and the Renaissance Singers, University of Edinburgh

Thursday 28 January 2010, 7.30pm

Thursday 28 January 2010, 7.30pm

Assembly Hall, New College

Contact details

For more details about the event contact the Centre for Theology and Public Issues.

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Notes

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