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

  • The genre, composition and hermeneutics of the Epistle of James 

    Cheung, Luke Leuk (University of St Andrews, 1999) - Thesis
    The present thesis aims to determine the genre, the compositional structure and the hermeneutics found in the letter of James. It is divided into five parts. Part one first examines the various proposals for the genre of ...
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    Salladin, James R. (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-07) - Thesis
  • Contemporary theology and the meaning of life 

    Barrett, J. Edward (University of St Andrews, 1964) - Thesis
    “In the research which follows an examination is undertaken of selected writings from six leading contemporary theologians to discover what help they give in answering the question of the meaning of life. The six theologians ...
  • Mutual honor as motivation : the boasting motif in Phil 1:26 and 2:16 

    Blois, Isaac (University of St Andrews, 2017-11-14) - Thesis
    This thesis 1) argues that Paul’s use of the boasting motif in Philippians (1:26; 2:16; cf. 3:3) presents a mutual boast in which three parties participate: Paul, the Philippians, and God/Christ, and 2) demonstrates that ...
  • Joseph Houldsworth Oldham : his thought and its development 

    Martin, Warham Lance (University of St Andrews, 1967) - Thesis
    This thesis will trace the development of the thought of Joseph Houldsworth Oldham. The thesis will describe the development of the thought of one of the fathers of the modern ecumenical movement. A review of the theses ...

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