Prof. Michael Rea, University of Notre Dame, will give this year's series in March and April entitled: “Though The Darkness Hide Thee”: Seeking the Face of the Invisible God. Details here.
has been appointed as a lecturer in Hebrew Bible, joining the faculty on a permanent basis following time as a Teaching Fellow. The School welcomes her to this new role.
The School welcome Sarah Lane Ritchie and Kevin Nordby to the Theology and Science programme, led by Dr John Perry.
Top in the National Student Survey...again
Students in St Mary’s have once again ranked us as the best department in the UK in our subject group - Theology and Religious Studies. As Head of School, Dr Stephen Holmes notes, 'There are many university league tables, and we treat some of them with more than a pinch of salt, but the National Student Survey asks graduating students directly about their experience on their course, and so matters.'
£1.6 million for new Logos Institute
The Faculty has received a £1.6 million grant to launch the Logos Institute for Analytic and Exegetical Theology. Four new professorial fellows will include Oliver Crisp, Stephen Evans, Peter van Inwagen and Michael Rea and a new senior appointment is to be advertised. Six, full-fee doctoral scholarships are now available starting 2016 (see advertisement). There will also be a new MLitt programme in Analytic and Exegetical Theology.