New College, University of Edinburgh

Joan Taylor and Helen Bond Talk: Mary Magdalene

  There’s a new film about Mary Magdalene due out on 16 March in the UK. One of the historical consultants to the film, Professor Joan Taylor (King’s College, London), invited Professor Helen Bond to join her at a special preview for cast and crew at the Curzon Theatre in London. Hear their reactions to […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 7th March 2018

Elaine Pagels on Revelation in Art, Music and Politics

Visions of the End – Public Lecture from Elaine Pagels of Princeton University on Saturday 30 April All welcome – lecture begins at 2:30 pm, Martin Hall, New College Wine reception to follow  

  • CSCO Team,
  • 3rd March 2016

Professor Lim to deliver 2016 Chuen King Memorial Lecture

“Chuen King” in Chinese literally means “communicating scripture”. This is the name of the lectureship which is established in memory of Mr. Wong Chuen-king by his son Mr. Wong Bing-lai who believes in the power of biblical message. While the Bible is the primary source for Christian theology, it also witnesses the process of contextualizing […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 21st January 2016

School of Divinity Opening Lecture 2015

Professor Helen Bond delivered this year’s opening lecture for the School of Divinity, her inaugural lecture after receiving her professorship. With the title ‘Paragon of Discipleship or Parody of Kingship? Simon of Cyrene in Mark’s Gospel,’ it is now available to watch online.

  • CSCO Team,
  • 30th September 2015

Lunchtime Conversation with Prof. Troels Engberg-Pedersen

In addition to his Gunning Lecture (“Paul, Stoicism, and the Material Spirit”) next Thursday 16 April at 5:00pm in the Martin Hall, Prof. Troels Engberg-Pedersen has generously agreed to hold a lunchtime conversation with Edinburgh staff and postgraduates discussing the state of the art in New Testament studies. It will be on the same day, Thursday […]

Upcoming CSCO Lecture by Dr. T. J. Lang, Durham University

On Thursday 26 March at 4:00pm in Lecture Room 1, New College, we will convene for an occasional CSCO public lecture by Dr. T. J. Lang. Lang took his Ph.D. in New Testament from Duke University and is presently Lecturer in New Testament at Durham University. His lecture is titled “Disbursing the Account of God: […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 27th February 2015

Kennedy Wright Opening Lecture – Prof Philip Esler on Enoch

This year’s Kennedy Wright Opening Lecture will be given by Professor Philip Esler (University of Gloucestershire). He’ll be talking on the topic of: ‘The Heavenly Abode in 1Enoch 1-36: A New Proposal on the Underlying Model’ 6th October 2014, Martin Hall, 4pm Followed by a drinks reception As ever, all are welcome!

  • Helen Bond,
  • 24th September 2014

Claudia Setzer – His Blood Be on Us: The Blame Game in Matthew’s Gospel

Embedded is an lecture delivered by Dr. Claudia Setzer (professor of religious studies at Manhattan College) at the University of Edinburgh on March 4th, 2014.