Who is worthy of a biography? Come along to the Martin Hall on Wednesday 4th October 2017, 3-5pm, to find out what the staff at the School of Divinity think: Naomi Appleton – The Buddha’s wife Linden Bicket – George Mackay Brown Helen Bond – Jesus (needs a new biography) Jane Dawson – Annas Keith,… Read More

Check out our Resources page for some great teaching materials for RME. You’ll find a range of stories from Buddhist and Christian traditions, with background information for teachers and suggested questions for discussion. There’s also a document created by schoolteachers with suggested classroom activities involving stories. There will be two events – one in New… Read More

This School of Divinity research seminar will explore the question of how marginality plays into the academic research of religion today. Understandings of religion, its contested space in society, and marginal stories of religion will be discussed by a panel of staff across the School of Divinity. Speakers include four members of the School of… Read More

On Wednesday 21st October 2015, staff and students gathered in the Martin Hall (New College) for a panel discussion on the theme “Religion, Story and Material Culture.” This was convened and chaired by Dr James Eglinton, an active member of the School of Divinity’s Story and Religion Network, and featured contributions from Dr Sara Parvis,… Read More

Following a very successful ‘Religious Biographies’ panel discussion in March 2015, the network has decided to hold two further events on a similar format this coming academic year. On Wednesday 21st October Dr James Eglinton will host a discussion on ‘Story and Material Culture’. On 10th February 2016 Dr Alex Chow will convene a discussion… Read More

The network is a little over a year old, and with lots of interesting events on the horizon we decided we needed a website! Here we will provide information about network members and their research, as well as about events such as panel discussions and research seminars, and also more information about our work with… Read More