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Professor David Fergusson FBA

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About this Fellow

The doctrines of creation and providence, relationship of church and state, engagement with the 'new atheism', and the history of Reformed theology, especially in Scotland

Website: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/divinity/

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Divinity and Principal of New College, University of Edinburgh

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