Research Seminar

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All seminars take place in St Mary’s College Hall
Wednesdays, 11.15 am – 12.45pm, unless otherwise indicated

Candlemas Seminars (2018)


7 – Dr Louise Nelstrop, College Lecturer in Theology at St Benet’s Hall, University of Oxford: “The Monk of Farne: Deification in the Thought of A Forgotten English Mystic”

15 – Dr Oliver Langworthy, Associate Lecturer in Theology, University of St Andrews: “Exegesis of Genesis and Accounts of Animal Rationality in Late Antique Christianity”

21 – Brendan Wolfe, Associate Lecturer, University of St Andrews: “What does the study of the Goths contribute to theology?”

28 – Rev Dr Gabrielle Thomas, Research Fellow at the Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham University: “‘Vulnerable, Yet Divine’: Retrieving Gregory Nazianzen’s Account of the Imago Dei”


7 – Dr Crystal Addey, Research Associate, University of Glasgow/Honorary Researcher, University of St Andrews: “Oracles of Fire: The Formation and Reception of the Chaldean Oracles”

14 – Prof Dr Ulrich Volp, Professor of Ecclesiastical History and History of Doctrine, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz: “Steps of mourning and the intelligence of emotions: Observations on 4th century funeral orations”

Spring Vacation


4 – Dr Rik van Nieuwenhove, Assistant Professor of Medieval Thought, Durham University: Title TBA

11 – Prof Jans-Olav Henriksen, Professor of Systematic Theology and Philosophy of Religion, Norwegian School of Theology: “Three perspectives on Resurrection: Revelation, Experience, Recognition”

18 – Dr Simon Burton, John Laing Senior Lecturer in Reformation History, University of Edinburgh: Title TBA