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Faculty of Divinity


Christian Theology Research Seminar

The graduate seminar in Christian Theology meets fortnightly each term.  It’s a lively and friendly forum for graduate students and senior members. A wide range of topics are discussed relating to Christian theology, often with a philosophical, historical, or exegetical dimension, as well as themes of from ethics and Christian practice.  

The seminars are open to all graduates and senior members, and others on request to the seminar convenor Professor David Fergusson


Christian Theology Seminar Programme 2022/23 


The seminar meets in the Lightfoot Room in the Faculty of Divinity from 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm, unless otherwise stated. 

For further information contact Professor David Fergusson



25 January                   ‘Creation, Creativity, and the Digital World’ 

                                         Dr Alex Chow (Edinburgh University).  


8 February:       ‘The Development of Augustine's Doctrine of the Image of God’                                           

Dr Matthew Puffer (Valparaiso University) 


22 February:       ‘What can theology tell us about mental health (and vice versa!)

Professor John Swinton (Aberdeen University) 


8 March:                        Title to be announced 

                                          Dr Al McFadyen (Leeds University) 




   All colleagues, MPhil and PhD students in Christian Theology or other areas (such as Classics, History and Philosophy), from within and outside the faculty, are warmly welcome. If you need further information, please contact Professor David Fergusson