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The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I: Celtic Origins to Reformed Orthodoxy

David Fergusson and Mark W. Elliott


Straddling over a millennium of theological work, these essays explore the beginnings of Scottish theology from the time of the Columban church through monasticism to the era of medieval scholasticism, and then from the Reformation (1560) to later traditions of Reformed orthodoxy until c.1700. Well-known figures including Scotus, Richard of St Victor, John Mair, John Knox, Andrew Melville, Samuel Rutherford, and Henry Scougall are explored, while attention is also devoted to the ways in which Scottish theology was connected to philosophy, law, politics, church life, and patterns of spiritualit ... More

Keywords: Monasticism, Celtic religion, scholasticism, Scottish universities, Reformation, Westminster Confession, Enlightenment, ecumenism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198759331
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198759331.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Fergusson, editor
Professor of Divinity, University of Edinburgh

Mark W. Elliott, editor
Professor of Historical and Biblical Theology, University of St Andrews

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1 Scottish Theology

David Fergusson and Mark W. Elliott

3 Richard of St Victor

Lydia Schumacher

4 Adam of Dryburgh

Peter Damian-Grint

5 Liturgical Theology before 1600

Stephen Mark Holmes

6 Duns Scotus

Richard Cross

8 John Mair as Theologian

John T. Slotemaker

21 Episcopalian Spirituality

Marie-Luise Ehrenschwendtner

24 The Marrow Controversy

Stephen G. Myers