School of Divinity news articles from 2017

This page features a list of School of Divinity news articles from 2017.

British Academy Lecture in Religious Studies 2018, will be given by Professor Mona Siddiqui

Professor Larry Hurtado's recent book wins the 2017 PROSE Award

The Reverend Dr Harriet Harris recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours list.

Please use alternative entrance via Ramsay Lane, which is clearly signposted.

Prof Helen Bond in TV Programme "The Last Days of Jesus", 1805 hrs, Good Friday, Channel 5

A new collection of Essays, co-edited by Dr Linden Bicket, has just been published.

On 2 and 8 May, Dr James Eglinton will give lectures based on his current monograph project - a new biography of Herman Bavinck - in Amsterdam and Oxford

Our alumnus David Nussbaum has become the CEO of The Elders Foundation, a worldwide association of global leaders.

Jane Dawson carried the warm greetings of New College and the School of Divinity to our sister college in Toronto.

We're delighted to announce that Dr Zachary Purvis has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (RHS) in recognition of contributions made to historical scholarship.

Professor Mona Siddiqui has been appointed Visiting Professor at Kings College London and the British University in Dubai.

Professor Brian Stanley remembers Dr T. Jack Thompson (1943–2017), former director of the Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World

The results of the National Student Survey are in and we're proud to announce that the School got 100% overall satisfaction. The survey gathers students’ opinions on the quality of their courses.

The Mackay Lectures are named in honour of George Mackay (1841-1901), the first Presbyterian missionary in northern Formosa (now Taiwan).

Last weekend, 8th–10th September, a group of Edinburgh PhD students in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament participated at the Annual Meeting of OTSEM (Old Testament Studies: Epistemologies and Methods), which was hosted by the University of Helsin

”Theology of Religions” is among the most burning issues within Christian theology today. Systematic and fundamental theologians, as well as specialists in non-Christian religions, will study and discuss different ways of handling conflicting truth claims and religious narratives between religions.

Last month, during Climate Week, Professor Michael Northcott took part in a Q&A at the Scottish Government.

Memorial Service Thursday 30 November 2017

In this lecture, Professor Jolyon Mitchell explores how increasing numbers of separation barriers and dividing walls are represented and framed in a range of contexts

Advance booking is strongly recommended for this event. This allows us to update you if there are any changes to your chosen School's programme or additional activities you may be interested in.

Based on his 2014 Edinburgh PhD thesis, Dr Sandy Forsyth's book, Mission by the People, was recently published by Wipf & Stoc

We’re delighted to announce that Dr Naomi Appleton has been awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize this year. The Prize recognises the achievement of outstanding researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising.

As lot has been happening and changing since the new Board of the Postgraduate Committee was elected in May! Catch up with the latest news.

At the end of September over 100 New College students, staff and family members went on a Day Away to Comrie in Perthshire. A new PhD student reflects on the day:

Our student Lucy Schouten was awarded an Innovation Initiative Grant to conduct fieldwork on Christian-Muslim engagement in Jordan. She tells us about getting the grant and the upcoming project:

The School of Divinity, through a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, recently established a new Christian-Muslim Studies Network to enhance scholarly and public discourse on Christian-Muslim relations. Joshua Ralston tells us about the conference.

Dr Alison Elliot, CTPI Associate Director, has received a Scottish Public Service Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony in the Scottish Parliament.

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School away day to Comrie.

"If Muslims love being British, they must act to ensure peace."

A selection of the staff and students of New College come together to mark International Women's Day and celebrate the School of Divinity's achievement of a Bronze GEM / Athena SWAN award for gender equality.