The School of Divinity has an internationally renowned staff and a reputation for high quality in both teaching and research. Its primary expertise is as a centre engaging with theological and historical concerns, chiefly as raised and developed within the Christian tradition, its Jewish roots, and related critical scholarship. The School's academic staff seek to address wider concerns arising within western society through the growing prominence of other religious traditions and the rejuvenation of interest in questions of 'spirituality'.

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  • Persecution in Galatians : identity, destiny, and the use of Isaiah 

    Dunne, John Anthony (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-21) - Thesis
    This thesis contends that the theme of persecution plays a vital role in the argument of Paul’s letter to the Galatians. Particularly, this thesis argues that suffering for the cross is seen as a mark of identity and a ...
  • Translating dikaiosynē : a response 

    Wright, Nicholas Thomas (2014-07) - Journal article
    A response to Richard Moore’s critique of N. T. Wright’s translation of Paul’s use of δικαιοσύνη language.
  • The thirty-nine articles at the Westminster Assembly 

    Norris, Robert M. (University of St Andrews, 1977-04) - Thesis
    The Thesis is in three parts and is concerned with providing an introduction to, and an analysis and text of the extant manuscript minutes of Sessions 45 to 73 of the Westminster Assembly of Divines 1640. These unpublished ...
  • Putting hell first : cruelty, historicism, and the missing moral theory of damnation 

    Perry, John (2016-02) - Journal article
    Recent work on the morality of hell spans the various subdisciplines of theology, with the ironic exception of theological ethics. An adequate defence of hell requires a positive account of how God’s eternally tormenting ...
  • The Christian ethics of Dante’s Purgatory 

    Corbett, George (2014) - Journal article
    It might appear straightforward, on a first reading, that Dante’s Purgatory represents a penitential journey guided by Christian ethics to God. For most of the poem’s history, indeed, Purgatory has been read broadly in ...

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