The St Aidan's Lectures

In 2012 St Aidan's hosted the first in what has become an annual series of public lectures on a subject relevant to our faith but also of potential interest to a wider public. The Lectures are subsequently published in booklet form, and can be obtained from the church (see details below). In addition to the annual series, during 2013 St Aidan's sponsored a day conference to mark the bicentenary of David Livingstone's birth.


The St Aidan's Lectures 2017
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The St Aidan's Lectures for 2017 will be delivered by the Rev. Canon Dr Scott Robertson, Rector of St Margaret's, Newlands, Honorary Lecturer in Theology & Religious Studies in the University of Glasgow, and Associate Tutor in the Scottish Episcopal Institute.

Scott Robertson studied Theology at Coates Hall and New College, Edinburgh. He pursued further studies in English Literature before obtaining his doctorate from the University of Glasgow. He has published Henry Fielding: Literary and Theological Misplacement (2010), and a number of articles in journals and periodicals. He is an adviser on religious broadcasting to the BBC in Scotland. He is a longstanding member of the General Synod and the Faith and Order Board of the Scottish Episcopal Church. He has been a Canon of St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow, since 2012.

The Lectures on Sin will be delivered in St Aidan's on a series of Monday evenings: 15th, 22nd, & 29th May, and 5th June 2017.




1. The Nature of the Problem

2.The Source of all our Troubles: Original Sin and its Consequences

3. Sin and Suffering

4. Living in Sin: Religion and Human Frailty












The St Aidan's Lectures 2016
Science and Religion : Where Now?

The 2016 St Aidan's Lectures were delivered on Saturday, 23rd April, by the Rev. Canon Dr Michael Fuller, Teaching Fellow in Science and Religion in the School of Divinity, New College, Edinburgh. The topic of the Lectures will be Science and Religion: Where Now?

Michael Fuller read Chemistry at Oxford, and completed doctoral research in this area before reading Theology and training for the ministry in Cambridge. Before taking up his present post he was Pantonian Professor and Director of the Theological Institute of the Scottish Episcopal Church. He chairs the UK Science and Religion Forum, and is a Vice President of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology.





















ISBN 978-1-872170-16-9
(28 pages, paperback)


The St Aidan's Lectures 2015
The Futures of Worship

                        Ian Paton
    Rector of Old St Paul's, Edinburgh

The 2015 St Aidan's Lectures were delivered by Canon Ian Paton on the subject of The Futures of Worship.

The published version is now available.


ISBN 978-1-872170-15-2
(17 pages, paperback)


The St Aidan's Lectures 2014

Episcopacy and Scottish Identity since 1689


Dr Alasdair Raffe
University of Edinburgh




Dr Eleanor Harris
University of the West of Scotland


In the run-up to the referendum on Scottish independence, the 2014 lectures explored the role of the Episcopal Church during the period following the final establishment of presbyterian polity in the Church of Scotland.

ISBN 978-1-972170-14-5
(35 pages, paperback)



Contents

1.    Episcopacy and the Stuart Monarchy Alasdair Raffe

2.    Episcopacy and Religious Identity Alasdair Raffe

3.    Episcopacy and Scottish Romantic Identity in the Nineteenth 
       Century Eleanor Harris

4.    Episcopalianism and Scottish Global Identity Eleanor Harris





DAVID LIVINGSTONE
AND CHRISTIAN MISSION AND ECUMENISM TODAY



This special issue publishes the proceedings of a conference held on 13th April 2013.

Keynote speaker: the Rev. John Kafwanka, Director for Mission in the Anglican Communion Office (left), and formerly Principal of St John's College, a constituent member of the Mindola Ecumenical Foundation in Kitwe, Zambia.

Respondent: the Very Reverend John Miller, former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (right).

In addition to the papers presented at the conference, a complementary paper from a south Asian perspective has been contributed by the Rev. Dr Anderson Jeremiah (left), Lecturer in World Christianity in the University of Lancaster, and a presbyter of the Church of South India who has served in the Scottish Episcopal Church.

“Many Scots have been at the forefront of the struggle for justice and respect for humanity, particularly in Africa, and of course David Livingstone is the greatest of all the Scottish figures in these endeavours.”  - Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Published by the Scottish Episcopal Church, Diocese of Glasgow & Galloway

ISBN 978-1-872170-13-8
(32 pages, paperback)



Contents

1.    Introduction Nicholas Taylor

2.    David Livingstone: Mission and Ecumenism Today John Kafwanka

3.    Mission-Shaped Ecumenism Anderson H M Jeremiah

4.    The Livingstone Anniversary: Some Reflections John Miller


The St Aidan's Lectures 2013

What can we know about Jesus?

NICHOLAS TAYLOR

The Rector of St Aidan's, Dr Nicholas Taylor, presented a series exploring our knowledge of Jesus as a figure of human history. 

ISBN 978-1-872170-12-1
(45 pages, paperback)

Contents

1.   Jesus as an historical Person: The Sources

2.   The Teaching of Jesus

3.   The Miraculous in the Life and Ministry of Jesus

4  The Death & Resurrection of Jesus



                                      

The St Aidan's Lectures 2012

The Scottish Reformation
An Episcopalian Perspective


                                      IAN MEREDITH
         Rector of the South Ayrshire Team Ministry


         ISBN: 978-1-872170-11-4
         (45 pages, paperback)

 
         Contents

    1. The Eve of the Reformation

                                     2. "The Pollution and Plague of Anglican Impiety"

                                     3. Prelates, Prayer Books, Persecution and Piskies






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The Scottish Reformation - £ 3.00

What can we know about Jesus? - £ 3.00

David Livingstone and Christian Mission & Ecumenism Today - £ 3.00

Episcopacy and Scottish Identity from 1689 - £ 3-00

The Futures of Worship - £ 3-00

Science and Religion: Where Now? - £ 3-00

Available from the church, and also on sale in the Diocesan Office (5 St Vincent Place, Glasgow G1 2DH).

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St Aidan's Lectures
8 Golf Road
Clarkston
G76 7LZ

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Nicholas Taylor,
24 Sep 2012, 06:00
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