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This evening commenced the first of our 2021 Gifford Lecture Series. Professor David Hempton from Harvard Divinity School opened our lecture recollecting fond memories of Edinburgh- namely beating us in a hockey game whilst studying for his PhD in St Andrews. What follows here is a summary of this first lecture, the video recording for […]

In just over three weeks we will be joined by Senior Professor David Hempton from Harvard University. The Gifford Lectures and Seminar for 2021 will be held in person in the Playfair Library. Professor Hempton’s title for his Lecture Series is ‘Networks, Nodes, and Nuclei in the History of Christianity, c. 1500-2020.’ Due to the […]

Last night Professor Jeffrey Stout was joined by Professor John Bowlin (Robert L. Stuart Professor of Philosophy and Christian Ethics, Princeton Theological Seminary), Professor G. Scott Davis (Lewis T. Booker Professor in Religion and Ethics, University of Richmond), and Professor Cornel West (Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy, Harvard University) to further discuss his […]

Professor Jeffrey Stout covered a lot of ground in his first lecture. This initial post consists of a longer summary than will appear in future posts. The video of Stout’s lecture is embedded below for those who were unable to attend in person, or for those who’d like to listen to it again. An audio […]

The 2017 Gifford Lectures are less than a week away! Professor Jeffrey Stout will give the first of his six Gifford Lectures this upcoming Monday, 1 May. Stout’s lectures promise to be of timely interest for those concerned to reflect on the relationship between religion and injustice. He gives the following overview of the entirety […]


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