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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Recent Submissions

  • Luke's preface and the synoptic problem 

    Scott, James W. (University of St Andrews, 1986) - Thesis
    The preface to Luke's gospel (Lk. ill-4), when properly exegeted, says this: "(1) Since many have undertaken to draw up a narrative account of the things that are well-established among us, (2) just as those who from the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 These unpublished ...
  • Moaning like a dove : Isaiah's dove texts as the background to the dove in Mark 1:10 

    Chamberlain, Peter (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-21) - Thesis
    There is no consensus regarding the interpretation of the "Spirit like a dove" comparison in Jesus' baptism (Mk 1:10). Although scholars have proposed at least fifty different interpretations of the dove comparison, no ...
  • Truth incarnate : story as sacrament in the mythopoeic thought and fiction of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien 

    Buchanan, Travis Walker (University of St Andrews, 2015-11-30) - Thesis
    The thesis is organized as two sections of two chapters each: the first section establishes a theoretical framework of a broad and reinvigorated Christian sacramentality within which to situate the second—an investigation ...

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