School of Divinity news articles from 2015

This page features a list of School of Divinity articles from 2015.

Each year the Cockburn Association organises 'Doors Open Day' in Edinburgh, when architecturally and culturally significant buildings in the city are open to the public, free of charge. The School of Divinity was pleased to participate and opened Rainy Hall and New College Library.

School of Divinity PhD student, Jaeho Jang, wins the Peacocke Prize for his essay on evolutionary theodicy in Christian theology and Daoism.

After seven years, Dr Appleton launches her latest book, the first complete English translation in over a century of the ten great birth stories that form the Mahanipata of the Jatakatthavannana.

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Professor Mona Siddiqui has been appointed to the post of International Dean for the Middle East.

PhD student Laura Mair who is conducting her doctoral work on "Ragged Schools", takes the opportunity to consult for an exhibition being hosted at the Victoria & Albert Museum.

The Saltire Society and its members believe that culture is at the heart of who we are as individuals, as a community, as a country. We care deeply about that aspect of our lives and work tirelessly to promote all that's best about it. We are inclusive in outlook, international in our perspective and independent in our views.

The School of Divinity are proud to announce that Professor Dawson's latest book "John Knox" has been shortlisted for this year's Scottish History Book of the Year award.

Prof Bond will try to uncover where the story of the virgin birth came from, what role it plays in the gospels of Matthew and Luke, and what ancient readers would have made of it.

'The Pilgrims', a major new documentary by Ric Burns with contributions from Professor Susan Hardman Moore, which will be screened in the USA on 24 November and on Thanksgiving Day, PBS 8pm EST.

Dr Ralston appeared as a panelist at the American Academy of Religion conference discussing the terrorist events in Paris in November 2015.

“Conspiracy Theories in New and Emergent Religions” guest edited and featuring an introduction and article, "Silver Bullets and Seed Banks: A Material Analysis of Conspiracist Millennialis", by former PhD student and temporary lecturer in Religious Studies, Dr David Robertson is now available.

Professor Lim lectures at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in February

The forum is interested not just in challenging former conceptions about the Bible, but in highlighting some of the interesting variations and configurations of scripture that existed in the Second Temple period.

In the wake of Islamic State's attacks on Beirut and Paris, experts examine the terrorist group's endgame and motivations in the latest Big Idea Podcast.