Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The School of Divinity has been an important centre public engagement with religion and theology since the nineteenth century. It has been a home for the Croall Lectures and the Gifford Lectures, organised in association with other leading Scottish universities. These projects co-operate with other organisations at the University and beyond. On an everyday basis, our student and academics participate in a vast range of research seminars associated with every subject area taught at the School.

Each of our academic staff are associated with one of the School’s interdisciplinary research groups and many are involved in our research centres. Our staff are also involved in a range of collaborative projects with colleagues in Edinburgh University or throughout the world, these include’ The Centre for Theology and Public Issues, Scottish Network for Religion and Literature, the Christian-Muslim Studies Network, Centre for the Study of Christian Origins, Centre of the Study of World Christianity, God and the Book of Nature Network and the Edinburgh Buddhist Studies Network.

Our respected Graduate School and the presence of visiting academics from around the world, with access to one of the largest theology libraries in the UK, ensure a diverse and stimulating research environment.


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