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Was Peter Ever in Cappadocia

I’m just back from a short trip to Cappadocia in modern Turkey. I had no idea it was such an interesting place – amazing rock formations, cave churches, and icons. My purpose in being there was to help to make a documentary for the BBC. Following the success of his documentary on Paul a year […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 20th February 2014

N.T. Wright Delivering Lecture at New College

The Centre for the Study of Christian Origins is pleased to host a lecture from Professor N.T. Wright discussing his new book, Paul and the Faithfulness of God.  Part of his Christian Origins and the Question of God series. The lecture is onTuesday, February 25th and begins at 5 pm. It will be held at the University of Edinburgh’s New College […]


Chancellor’s Fellowship in New Testament/Christian Origins at Edinburgh

I see where Prof Hurtado has posted about the recently advertised Professorship in New Testament at Groningen and the Senior Lectureship in New Testament at Durham. For our part, we are very happy to announce a search for a Chancellor’s Fellow in New Testament and/or Christian Origins at Edinburgh. (From this page, click through to the “School of Divinity” link for the […]


Top Reads for the Festive Break

Samuel Hildebrandt, one of our enterprising Hebrew Bible PhD students recently asked the New College faculty if they could each recommend a book for the festive period. Here are our responses (sometimes with justifications): Dr. Sean Adams – Maren Niehoff, Jewish Exegesis and Homeric Scholarship in Alexandria (CUP, 2011). Niehoff examines how Greek literary and scholastic culture […]