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    • "The serenity prayer: faith and politics in times of peace and war" by Elisabeth Sifton 

      Beasley, Ronald (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2006-06-01) - Book review
      Review of Elisabeth Sifton, The Serenity Prayer: Faith and Politics in Times of Peace and War (London: W. W. Norton & Co., 2004)
    • The shape of Torrance theology 

      Purves, Andrew (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-12-01) - Journal article
      For Andrew Purves, ‘shape’ is too static a concept to delineate the theology of T. F. Torrance. Rather, his is a theology on the move, based as it is on knowledge of God in, through, and as Jesus Christ. His paper explores ...
    • "Sin and politics: issues in Reformed theology" by Jeong Kii Min 

      Davis, Richard A. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2010-12-01) - Book review
      Review of Jeong Kii Min, Sin and Politics: Issues in Reformed Theology (New York: Peter Lang, 2009)
    • A skirmish in the early reception of Karl Barth in Scotland: the exchange between Thomas F. Torrance and Brand Blanshard 

      Torrance, T. F.; Blanshard, Brand; Greenfield, D. W. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-12-01) - Journal article
      With an introduction by Iain Torrance, this paper reproduces a series of letters in The Scotsman newspaper between T. F. Torrance and the distinguished American philosopher Brand Blanshard. This (at times highly contentious) ...
    • Some benefits of going organic: Herman Bavinck’s theology of the visible church 

      Eglinton, James (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2010-06-01) - Journal article
      The thought of the Dutch theologian Herman Bavinck (1854–1921) has aroused a great deal of interest of late as a result of the publication of a newly-translated English edition of his magisterial Reformed Dogmatics. James ...
    • Some history and histories of Calvin in the context of the Reformation 

      Hazlett, Ian (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-12-01) - Journal article
      In a major article, Ian Hazlitt re-examines historical interpretations and caricatures of Calvin from a variety of perspectives regarding: predestination; l'affaire Servetus; anti-Calvin sentiment; Calvin's influence in ...
    • “Spiritual activism: leadership as service” by Alastair McIntosh and Matt Carmichael 

      Hulbert, Alastair (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2016-06-01) - Book review
      Review of: Alastair McIntosh and Matt Carmichael, Spiritual Activism: Leadership as Service (Cambridge: Green Books, 2016)
    • T. F. Torrance: reflections of a parish minister 

      Randall, David J. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-12-01) - Journal article
      Reflections by a former student of T. F. Torrance
    • Tabernacles of the Spirit 

      Gammack, George (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2016-06-01) - Journal article
      In the classic tradition of the exploratory essay, George Gammack examines the theme of community in this paper. He details varied aspects of the creation of community among those who are retired, taking as its focus the ...
    • Tak the hand 

      Scott, David D. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2016-06-01) - Journal article
      In this paper David Scott discusses the theology and rites of ordination of the Scottish Reformed tradition and goes on to reflect on more specific aspects of ministry. His paper takes its title from his examination of the ...
    • Taking Darwin seriously 

      Spurway, Neil (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2016-06-01) - Journal article
      Professor Neil Spurway considers Darwin’s theoretical development of evolution by natural selection alongside the picture presented in the creation narratives in Genesis, before undertaking a survey of the reception of ...
    • Taking the Lord’s name in vain 

      Monteith, W. Graham (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2013-12-01) - Journal article
      In his paper, Graham Monteith explores some of the social boundaries, or cultural limits, of language – an investigation, that is, of the liminal area of speech which issues from pain or anger, and is expressed in swearing ...
    • "The theological education of the ministry: soundings in the British reformed and dissenting traditions" by Alan P. F. Sell 

      Denniston, Jane (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2014-06-01) - Book review
      Review of Alan P. F. Sell, The Theological Education of the Ministry: Soundings in the British Reformed and Dissenting Traditions (Eugene, Or.: Pickwick Publications, 2013)
    • Theological Science in retrospect 

      Forster, Peter (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-12-01) - Journal article
      Re-reading T. F. Torrance’s Theological Science with the experience gained from thirty-five years in Christian ministry, Peter Forster finds a practical simplicity at the core of this famously difficult work. His paper ...
    • "Theology in transposition: a constructive appraisal of T. F. Torrance" by Myk Habets 

      Shepherd V, Albert L. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2014-06-01) - Book review
      Review of Myk Habets, Theology in Transposition: A Constructive Appraisal of T. F. Torrance (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2013)
    • A theology of daughterhood: the challenges of modern biology to theology today 

      Starr, John (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2016-06-01) - Journal article
      Thanks to the benefits of modern medical science, the average life-span in European populations is gradually increasing. This longevity has resulted, in turn, in the number of older citizens increasing as a percentage of ...
    • A theology of missio Dei 

      Flett, John G. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2014-06-01) - Journal article
      In the popular usage, the primary definition of missio Dei is that mission is not something the church does, but God does. John Flett follows this with two further affirmations: as God is missionary, so the community which ...
    • The theology of preaching: a Reformed perspective 

      Nimmo, Paul T. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2018-12-11) - Journal article
      Paul Nimmo’s paper explores the larger framework of the Reformed tradition’s theology of preaching by drawing on a number of the classic sources and by examining the reasons why preaching has for so long occupied a central ...
    • Theology, imagination and Scottish literature 

      Jack, Alison (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2007-12-1) - Journal article
      Alison Jack uses works of Scottish literature, both classic and contemporary, as a way into McIntyre's exposition of faith, theology and imagination in a distinctly Scottish context.
    • There are lies, damned lies and Romanticism: a classical approach to the problem of theoria 

      Templeton, Douglas (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-06-01) - Journal article
      By way of Schleiermacher, Goethe, Walter Scott, Collingwood, Coleridge, Aristotle and a host of others, Douglas Templeton's paper suggests, using a crafted literary style in which form and content are intimately related, ...