The Call for Papers for this year’s British New Testament Conference is now open. The conference will be taking place at Liverpool Hope University, Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 September 2019.Continue reading “2019 Conference at Liverpool Hope University”
The Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies (SIIBS) has announced its Autumn Research Seminar series, details in the poster below.
Our first plenary for the 2019 BNTS conference was from Prof Candida Moss on “The Mark of the Nails: Resurrection, Identity, and Bodies in the Doubting Thomas Episode.”
Since technical difficulties prevented her slides from being shown, we include them here as a pdf:Candida-Moss-slides
TRS-UK (the umbrella organisation for all UK Departments of Theology & Religious Studies and the relevant subject associations) is very grateful for the recent British Academy report on ‘Theology and Religious Studies Provision in UK Higher Education‘ [download here], despite its sobering statistics. The study of religion(s) and theology is one of the most intellectually vibrant and socially relevant areas of University study, and is thriving at the level of research and public impact, in both quality and scale. At undergraduate level, recruitment is challenging, but the British Academy report was, for practical reasons, unable to pick up all those studying the subject within other degree programmes. There is, in fact, a notable increase in students studying religion and theology within other (or interdisciplinary) degrees.Continue reading “TRS-UK response to the British Academy’s report on ‘Theology and Religious Studies in UK Higher Education’”
The 2019 seminar papers for individual seminar groups have been posted to individual seminar group pages (you may also download this information as a pdf document):
- Book of Acts 2019 programme
- Book of Revelation 2019 programme
- Early Christianity 2019 programme
- Hebrews 2019 programme
- Johannine Literature 2019 programme
- NT & Second Temple Judaism 2019 programme
- Paul 2019 programme
- Synoptic Gospels 2019 programme
- New Testament: Use and Influence 2019 programme
- Simultaneous Short Papers 2019 programme
Titles and abstracts for this year’s plenary papers are now available:Continue reading “2019 BNTS Plenary Papers”
At the 2019 BNTC, the Simultaneous Short Papers programme will consist of three seminars taking place in parallel, each including 3 x 30 minute slots for paper and questions/discussion.
Below is a list of papers for each of the three seminars. Complete Short Papers programme information, with abstracts, has been posted here.Continue reading “BNTC Simultaneous Short Papers for 2019”
Booking for the 2019 British New Testament Conference at Liverpool Hope University is now open. The Conference will begin on Thursday 5 September (registration from 3 pm; drinks reception 5.30 pm) and end with lunch on Saturday 7 September (lunch is at 12.45 pm).
You can register for the Conference via Liverpool Hope’s online store here. Booking is open until 5 August, but Early Bird rates are available only until 31 May: £190 en-suite room; £175 room with shared facilities; £115 non-residential. On 1 June all the rates will rise by £20.Continue reading “BNTC 2019 Registration Open”
The Society is delighted to introduce and welcome our two new officers, selected by the Committee after our request for expressions of interest late last year.Continue reading “Welcome to our new Information Officer and Webmaster!”