Theology & Religious Studies


Honours provision prepares students for advanced study in one of several specialisms.  Courses offered in any particular year will vary but will typically include a selection from these:-

  • The historical Jesus
  • New Testament ethics
  • Christianity and bioethics
  • Bible, literature and culture
  • Qur’anic studies
  • Hebrew texts: prophets and psalms
  • Old Testament texts
  • New Testament theology: Paul and the philosophers
  • The media Bible
  • Body and belief
  • Doctrine of God
  • Early church history (patristic studies)
  • New Testament ethics
  • Political theology
  • Contemporary theology
  • Reformation studies
  • Pastoral theology
  • Sufism
  • Buddhism
  • Hinduism
  • Women, church and change
  • Worship and witness
  • Church and society in Scotland.
For further information on the full range of courses available, please go to the Course Catalogue.