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    • All aboard? 

      Franz, Kevin (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2006-12-01) - Journal article
      Kevin Franz’s paper puts forward two fundamental approaches for ecumencial engagement in Scotland: restoration, that is, seeking by a process of healing to restore what has been lost; and exploration, asking what the ...
    • An analysis of the doctrine of the priesthood of Jesus Christ in the functional Christology of Charles Haddon Spurgeon 

      George, Christian (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2011-06-01) - Journal article
      Christian George approaches Charles Spurgeon’s sermons in terms of a preached Christology, that is, a Christology not confined to dogmatics but operative in preaching. If we want to know what a model of Christology might ...
    • Are we doing young people a service or disservice? And does local church youth ministry work? 

      Mellstrom, Pam (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2018-03-22) - Journal article
      This paper asks some pertinent questions about the purpose of Christian youth work and ministry and the role of the Christian youth worker in the context of declining participation by 18–30s in church activities. It also ...
    • Are we doing young people a service or disservice? And does local church youth ministry work?: A response to Pam Mellstrom 

      Maxwell, Ian (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2018-03-22) - Journal article
      Reflections on the preceding paper in issue
    • Being a postgraduate student of James K. Cameron 

      Gordon, Bruce (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2012-06-01) - Journal article
      Bruce Gordon recounts how his time spent as a student of James Cameron effectively shaped him as a scholar. Central to this was the need for breadth – to strive to understand the whole of the temporal and spatial sphere ...
    • Being ecumenical in Scotland today 

      Kesting, Sheilagh M. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2006-12-01) - Journal article
      Sheilagh Kesting identifies four areas which affect the ecumenical landscape of Scotland: the legacy of centuries of bitter religious division; continuing sectarianism; the dominance of the Church of Scotland (and more ...
    • Belief and unbelief: two sides of a coin 

      Davie, Grace (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2014-06-01) - Journal article
      Grace Davie writes regarding the nature of religion in modern Europe, and addresses factors of key significance. She identifies five significant factors affecting contemporary religion in Europe: the cultural heritage, the ...
    • The Beuk o Amos 

      Sneddon, Duncan (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-06-01) - Journal article
      The Book of Amos is notable amongst Old Testament books for its evocative language and imagery. If we needed a fresh reminder of its power, it is ably provided here in a translation by Duncan Sneddon which displays the ...
    • 'Blossoming spirits': communication despite dementia 

      Blackley, Jane M. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2008-06-01) - Journal article
      Despite the very real barriers faced by those caring for people with severe dementia, Jane Blackley argues that communication is not only possible, but for Christians is an imperative. While being realistic about the extent ...
    • 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 ...
    • Calvinism and the arts 

      Hardman Moore, Susan (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-12-01) - Journal article
      Susan Hardman Moore's article is a study of the wider impact of Calvin's theological approach to signs and signifieds, i.e., his steady insistence on words and the Word. In this paper, she draws our attention to the nature ...
    • Church and state in Scotland: the Articles Declaratory 

      MacLean, Marjory A. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-06-01) - Journal article
      A special commission has been tasked by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland to report on that article of the Church's constitution which declares it to be the national church in Scotland. Marjory MacLean's paper ...
    • Church, state and national identity: some historical and theological reflections from a Catholic perspective 

      Conti, Mario (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2014-09-01) - Journal article
      After tracing Scottish identity from its earliest beginnings to the Reformation and its aftermath, Mario Conti considers present-day discussions about the nation at a key point in its history. Observing how social, democratic ...
    • Cold war theology: a controversial religious image of King James VI & I in England and on the Continent in 1603 

      Hazlett, Ian (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2012-06-01) - Journal article
      A former student of James Cameron’s, Ian Hazlett contributes a paper very much in the spirit of his teacher. It considers the afterlife of the King’s (or Negative) Confession, commissioned by James VI of Scotland in 1581 ...
    • Conformed to the truth 

      Simpson, Eddie (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-12-01) - Journal article
      Reflections by a former student of T. F. Torrance
    • Connecting people to change lives 

      Bogle, Albert (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2018-03-21) - Journal article
      This paper sets out to explore the opportunities, challenges and dilemmas that arise when the church is willing to enter into partnership with a variety of secular institutions and agencies to help fulfil its mission. Can ...
    • Connecting people to change lives: a response to Albert Bogle 

      Maxwell, Ian (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2018-03-21) - Journal article
      Reflections on the preceding paper in issue
    • A contemporary perspective on mission: the blue flower 

      Milbank, Alison (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2014-06-01) - Journal article
      Alison Milbank offers an aesthetic approach to models of mission and evangelism, arguing for a model which is responsive to cultural production. Drawing on Romanticism, particularly the work of Novalis, she challenges some ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cosmology and incarnation 

      Knight, Christopher C. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2018-12-11) - Journal article
      Theological cosmology – usually expressed in terms of the doctrine of creation – has often been divorced from the cosmology of the scientist. It has also been divorced from our understanding of incarnation and salvation. ...