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 adopted by the BNTS committee in November 2019, 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 such as religious affiliation or lack […]
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 […]
The BNTS conference for 2021 will be hosted at the University of St Andrews, Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 August 2021. These dates have been selected in view of the university’s start of term date, which is significantly earlier than English, Welsh and Northern Irish universities.
The minutes from the general meeting of the 2019 BNTS conference are now available to download in pdf form (here).
The first issue of the Journal for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies has been published: https://jibs.group.shef.ac.uk/current-issue/. Meredith J C Warren, “Editorial Preface,” 1-5. Caroline Blyth, “Bringing the Apostle Down to Earth: Emily Dickinson Wrestles with Paul,” 6-25. Chris Greenough, “‘Queer Eye’ in Theology and Biblical Studies: ‘Do you have to be queer to do this?‘” 26-41. Matthew R. […]