Feb
28

Pancake Day!

The Church has always had an interesting relationship with the idea of Carnival both embracing it and disassociating with it at different times for different reason. However, in and amongst all the joviality, there is a serious message.

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Jan
24

Academic Book Week 2017

This week (Jan 23-28th) is Academic Book Week. The aim of the week is to celebrate the diversity, innovation and influence of academic books. At SBC we thought we’d give you a small insight into some of the theology books that have shaped our thinking in one way or another.

By Graham Meiklejohn | Team Blogs
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Sep
22

New Year, New Beginnings

September is always a fantastically exciting time of year for SBC. Amidst all the frantic preparations for beginning the new term, we are reminded that we exist because of the students of SBC – they bring a sense of life to the College.

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Aug
05

Disturbers of the Peace

Ultimately the Christian life should not be one that settles for the status quo but one that is a disturbing presence: a disturbing presence to systems of injustice; a disturbing presence to relationships of inequality; a disturbing presence to regimes of oppression.

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Jul
07

SBC Graduations

On Wednesday July 6th, SBC joined together with the University of the West of Scotland to graduate our final year students.

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Jun
08

Theology as Conversation: New Horizons

As I have been preparing for Faith Seeking Understanding next semester (an introduction to theology class) I am reminded of the idea that the practice of theology can be thought of as a conversation…

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May
24

Reflections on the end of term

SBC said farewell to a number of students who are moving on to ministry and mission in this country and overseas and the overwhelming impression was of the significance of being called by God to give it all for the sake of the kingdom.

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May
12

Term End and New Beginnings

Last week was the end of the teaching term for the year 2015/16 and to mark this event we held the annual Thanksgiving service in Coats Memorial Church.

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Apr
21

Wandering the world: Theory and Practice

The cycle of theological reflection takes into account both experience / practice and theology / theory and asks how these two interact. It strikes me that there is a delicate balance to be held between ‘making God in our image’ and having a ‘disconnected dysfunctional theology’.

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Apr
14

Out in the world: Christianity and Culture

‘All day, all night, angels watching over me, my Lord’…

One of the modules I’m teaching this trimester is Christianity and Culture – a wonderful opportunity to explore the various ways in which Christianity and culture relate, and what being ‘in the world, but not of it’ can mean in particular spheres of life for us here in Scotland.

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