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Research Seminar

Candlemas 2024

The weekly research seminar, to which all staff and students interested in systematic & historical theology are invited, takes place on Wednesdays during term and typically follows this pattern:

11.30am-12.45pm Theology Seminar in St Mary’s College Hall

Seminars will be in person and will not be live-streamed.

All are also warmly invited to some college-wide events taking place before and after the seminar:

11-11.20am Morning Prayer in St Mary’s College Hall (open to all who would like to attend)

1-1.45pm Bring-your-own lunch in the Senior Common Room (coffee, tea, and water available)

If you are not on the Theology Research Seminar list, and would like to receive reminders and texts, please email the seminar leader, Dr Stephen Holmes, sh80 [at] st-andrews.ac.uk.


17 Jan – Dr Oliver Langworthy (St Andrews), ‘The Holy Spirit and Easter in Late Antiquity’

24 Jan – Dr Steve Holmes (St Andrews), ‘What Angels Long to See: Towards a Dogmatic Sketch of Prayer’

31 Jan – Dr Brendan Wolfe (St Andrews), ‘Heresiological category blindness: The Homoian exegesis of Phil. 2’

7 Feb – Prof. Chris Insole (Durham), ‘When It’s Over: Eschatology and Psychology’

14 Feb – Ash Wednesday: no seminar

21 Feb – Prof. Oliver Crisp (St Andrews), ‘Liturgical Realism’

28 Feb – vacation

5 March (change of details) – Dr Jonathan Mumme (Hillsdale), ‘Lutheran Ecclesiology’ (Tuesday, 5 March, 4pm in the Senate Room)

13 March – Prof. Simon Oliver (Durham), tbc

20 March – Prof. John Behr (Aberdeen), From Bible to Scripture

27 March – tbc

3 April – Easter week

You may view past schedules of research seminars on the seminar archive list.

Contact us

School of Divinity
St Mary's College
St Andrews
KY16 9JU
Fife, Scotland, UK

Phone:+44 (0)1334 462850