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  • 'Spheres of influence': Simeon's trust and its implications for evangelical patronage 

    Balda, Wesley (1981-10-20)
    Parish patronage, as the prerogative of the wealthy and influential, caused eighteenth-century evangelical clergymen to experience continued difficulty in obtaining parochial spheres of ministry. John Thornton (1720-90) ...
  • Putting Tamar in her Place 

    Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh, Rosalie (2019-10-26)
    Putting Tamar in her Place: Rosalie Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh Tamar and Genesis 38 strayed by accident into my life during MPhil research. Such an intriguing account inspired this dissertation, which set out to answer three ...
  • Avicenna's Philosophy of Mathematics 

    Zarepour, Mohammad Saleh (2019-10-01)
    I discuss four different aspects of Avicenna’s philosophical views on mathematics, as scattered across his various works. I first explore the negative aspect of his ontology of mathematics, which concerns the question of ...
  • The Metaphysics of Light in the Hexaemeral Literature: From Philo of Alexandria to Ambrose of Milan 

    Katsos, Isidoros Charalampos (2019-07-19)
    This study investigates the concept of light in the early Jewish-Christian exegesis of the biblical creation narrative (Gen. 1, so-called ‘hexaemeron’). The study argues that the early hexaemeral exegetes theorised light ...

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