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  • Art, devotion and patronage at Santa Maria dei Carmini, Venice : with special reference to the 16th-Century altarpieces 

    Hammond, Joseph (University of St Andrews, 2011-11-30) - Thesis
    This study is an art history of Santa Maria dei Carmini, Venice, from its foundation in c. 1286 to the present day, with a special focus on the late Renaissance period (c. 1500-1560). It explores a relatively overlooked ...
  • "Back from the brink: stories of churches which refused to die" by Heather & Pat Wraight 

    Kavanagh, Joe (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2007-06-01) - Book review
    Review of Heather & Pat Wraight, Back From the Brink: Stories of Churches Which Refused To Die (London: Christian Research, 2006)
  • Calvin in Scotland 

    Fergusson, David (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2010-12-01) - Journal article
    Although Scottish Calvinism has had a very negative press of late, this paper finds much that came out of the Reformation that was positive or progressive. David Fergusson evaluates Calvin’s influence on Scotland by ...
  • The Christian ministry : case studies of preachers of the Churches of Christ in Bicol, Philippines 

    Wissmann, Ross B. (University of St Andrews, 2014-12-02) - Thesis
    This thesis examines the challenges faced by the ministers of religion in Churches of Christ (Restoration Movement) in Bicol, Philippines. The goal is to do theology from below, not from above, as pastoral ministry must ...
  • Church & society in eighteenth-century Geneva, 1700-1789 

    Powell McNutt, Jennifer R. (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-26) - Thesis
    This doctoral thesis, entitled “Church & Society in Eighteenth-Century Geneva, 1700-1789”, will seek to reappraise the relationship between religion and the Enlightenment through the context of eighteenth-century Geneva. ...
  • “Churches in exile: alternative models of church for Ireland in the 21st century” by Cathy Higgins 

    Robinson, Leah E. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2013-12-01) - Book review
    Review of Cathy Higgins, Churches in exile: alternative models of church for Ireland in the 21st century (Blackrock, Co. Dublin: Columbra Press, 2013).
  • Continuity and discontinuity: the Lord's Supper in historical perspective 

    Sefton, Henry (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2008-12-01) - Journal article
    While the Reformation brought a transformation in the way the Lord's Supper was celebrated in Scotland, Henry Sefton's paper shows that the change in practice was not at complete as might be thought, and that through the ...
  • Does the church in Scotland still need theology? 

    Fraser, Liam (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2014-06-01) - Journal article
    Liam Fraser’s prize-winning essay takes the approach of standing back to question the question of whether the church needs theology. This takes the form of investigating what the church in Scotland is like now, and also ...
  • Does the church in Scotland still need theology? 

    Radcliff, Jason (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2014-09-01) - Journal article
    In this paper, which was highly commended by the Fraser Prize 2013 Reading Panel, Jason Radcliff argues that the church should be theologically conditioned as the Body and Bride of Christ. Following Athanasius, Dr Radcliff ...
  • The dramatising of theology : humanity’s participation in God’s drama with particular reference to the theologies of Hans Urs von Balthasar and Karl Barth 

    Farlow, Matthew S. (University of St Andrews, 2011-11-30) - Thesis
    The aim of this project is to investigate the proper response of theology to the Christian God who, as revealed through revelation, is Being-in-act. This project takes seriously the idea posited by Shakespeare, that totus ...
  • Epiclesis: a way of life 

    Hamilton, Roddy (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2008-12-01) - Journal article
    The epiclesis is that part of the prayer of consecration of the Eucharistic elements by which the Holy Spirit is invoked. Roddy Hamilton's essay raises some very thought-provoking questions about what is going on at this ...
  • Film in church: education, entertainment and outreach 

    Hill, Robin (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2015-06-01) - Journal article
    Dr Robin Hill’s interest in using film to develop the life and work of the parish church was sparked by an assertion made by a fellow minister that the cinema had superseded the church as the place in Scottish public life ...
  • The gift of an aging church 

    Eric G., McKimmon (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Journal article
    Dr McKimmon argues that while secularisation is a permanent and irreversible process, the decline and death of the Church as we know it may yet be providential. The various forms that the Church has taken over the ages ...
  • "Hospitable God: the transformative dream" by George Newlands & Allen Smith 

    Shaw, D. W. D. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2011-06-01) - Book review
    Review of George Newlands & Allen Smith, Hospitable God: The Transformative Dream (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010).
  • The image of ecclesiastical restorers in narrative sources in England c.1070-1130 

    French, Michael (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-25) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the depiction of ecclesiastical restorers in narrative sources in England between c.1070 and 1130. It examines the way in which contemporaries wrote about churchmen who were engaged in restoring the ...
  • Is the Referendum question a theological question? 

    Whyte, Margaret A. K. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2014-09-01) - Journal article
    Margaret Whyte’s essay (which was selected as winner of the Fraser Prize competition for 2014) puts forward the argument that the Referendum on Scottish independence raises highly relevant theological questions about ...
  • John of Salisbury and law 

    Esser, Maxine Kristy (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
    The aim of this thesis is to consider the knowledge and use of law by John of Salisbury, evaluating what he thought law should be, whence it originated and how it related to aspects of society, for example the institutions ...
  • “More than communion: imagining an eschatological ecclesiology” by Scott MacDougall 

    Bridley, Nick (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2016-06-01) - Book review
    Review of: Scott MacDougall, More than Communion: Imagining an Eschatological Ecclesiology, Ecclesiologcial Investigations 20 (London; New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015)
  • A people in exile, on the Way of the Cross: ministry deployment and ongoing decline in the Church of Scotland 

    Denniston, David (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2011-06-01) - Journal article
    In his paper, developed from original work for the Presbytery of Edinburgh, David Denniston broaches the difficult but essential task of beginning to think theologically about the Church in our own immediate context. Though, ...
  • A question of identity 

    Elliot, Alison (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2007-06-01) - Journal article
    Alison Elliot works in an academic context whose raison d'être is precisely the relationship between theology and issues in the public domain. She brings the added perspective of her year as Moderator of the General Assembly ...