The BNTS 2020 Graham Stanton Memorial Lecture, delivered by Prof. Hugh Houghton, is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqpIKOwij9s. The lecture is entitled ‘New Light on the Oldest New Testament Catena Manuscript’. Below is an abstract: Two hundred years ago on the island of Zakynthos, the British and Foreign Bible Society was presented with a manuscript which turned […]
The British New Testament Society is delighted to announce that one of our plenary papers will be freely available on Zoom to anyone who wishes to hear it. This will be by Professor Hugh Houghton of the University of Birmingham, on ‘New Light on the Oldest New Testament Catena Manuscript’. The abstract is below. It will […]
The BNTS 2020 conference registration is now open. This year’s conference is being hosted fully online by Durham University. For more information on plenary papers, seminar papers and panels, and to register, please visit the Registration and Programme Page. Please note registration closes at midnight (in whatever time zone you wish!) on Wed 12 Aug.
The following information is also available to download in two formats: .docx and .pdf. PROPOSING A NEW SEMINAR GROUP Seminars The seminars are at the heart of the British New Testament Society’s work. They provide a forum for presentation and discussion of research by established scholars and research students. Over the years the number and […]
Dear colleagues, Your committee has been carefully monitoring the situation concerning the pandemic in relation to our scheduled British NT Society conference in Durham in September 2020. After careful thought and consultation with the local organising committee in Durham, we have agreed, with considerable regret, that it is wisest to cancel the in-person conference in […]
After discussion among the committee, the British New Testament Society announces that we are postponing the opening of bookings for this year’s conference until 1 May 2020 (it was due to be early in April). We have not taken a decision to cancel the conference, and seminar chairs are continuing to make preparations on the basis that the conference will […]
We now invite further bids for small grants in support of these aims. Grants may be awarded for a range of purposes. Examples might include travel and conference costs for a BNTS seminar presenter from abroad; public engagement events highlighting the work of New Testament scholarship; support for the ongoing research of independent scholars; any activity undertaken for the benefit of the Society.
We have completed the first round of grants from the Society’s reserves to projects which advance “education through study of and research into the New Testament and related writings” in the UK (from our Constitution), and have made four awards. The successful bids received in the first round were each for £500, as follows:
The BNTS Code of Conduct was updated by the BNTS committee in May 2020, and is available below or by download here. British New Testament Society Code of Conduct The British New Testament Society (BNTS) is committed to making our conferences accessible and productive for everyone, regardless of factors The British New Testament Society (BNTS) […]
Proposals for papers are invited for the British New Testament Society meeting 2020 to be held in Durham from Thursday 3 to Saturday 5 September. Paper proposals must include the presenter’s name and institutional affiliation (where appropriate), a title, and an abstract of not more than 300 words, and should be sent directly to the […]