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Research Seminar

Research Seminars in Systematic and Historical Theology

Candlemas Semester 2020


Wednesdays, 11.15-12.45:

5.2. Prof Cornelia Richter (University of Bonn), ‘Religion and spirituality: What it says on the tin? On the varieties of religious and spiritual expressions’

12.2. Dr William Hyland, ‘Mariological Themes in the Sermons and of Nicholas of Cusa: Ecumenical Perspectives’

19.2. Prof Murray Rae (University of Otago), ‘The Liturgical Shape of Christian Life’

26.2. Christoph Schwöbel, ‘On the tasks of a Christian theology of religions in the context of inter-religious dialogues’

4.3. Prof Volker Leppin (University of Tübingen), ‘Francis meets the Sultan: encounter, dialogue, confrontation?’ (different time: 3pm ­– 5pm)

11.3. Dr Deborah Casewell (Liverpool Hope University), ‘Ascetic Ideals and Religious Existence – A Theological Challenge’

18.3. – 25.3. Spring Break

Wednesdays, 3-4pm (via Teams):

1.4. Dr Steve Holmes, ‘Asymmetrical Assumption: Lutheran Christology and Kenosis’

8.4. Prof. Oliver Crisp, ‘T.F. Torrance on Theosis and Universal Salvation’

15.4. Dr Joanna Leidenhag, ‘Demarcating  Deification and the Indwelling of the Holy Spirit’

22.4. Dr Euan Grant, ‘Super-eminence as a Structural Aspect of Thomas Aquinas Doctrine of God’

If you are interested in being added to the Microsoft Teams please contact Christoph at cs323@st-andrews.ac.uk.

Members of the seminar are also invited to participate in a compact seminar on Theology in 20th Century German Literature: Thomas Mann’s Doctor Faustus, 27 to 30 April 2020, 3-5pm.
With Prof. Christoph Schwöbel, Prof. Judith Wolfe, Prof. Hans Wißkirchen (Lübeck), and Prof Thomas Pfau (Duke).

If you are interested in participating, please contact Christoph to be added to the Zoom group.





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