BNTS Meeting 2021

Hybrid Meeting to be held at Durham University The BNTS Committee are organising a hybrid conference, with the aim of maximising participation for members during this difficult time. However, in order to offer an in-person option, a change of venue has become necessary. Therefore, the 2021 BNTS Conference will now take place at Durham University, 19-21 August. […]

BNTS Plenary Paper Open to the Public

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 […]

Guidelines for Proposing a New Seminar Group

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 […]

JIBS First Issue Published

The first issue of the Journal for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies has been published: 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. […]

Poverty in the Early Church and Today, made freely available online

A new book has been published and made freely available online: Poverty in the Early Church and Today (London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2018), edited by Prof Steve Walton and Dr Hannah Swithinbank. Prof Walton writes: I’m very pleased to announce that the wonderful people at Bloomsbury T&T Clark have agreed with the website Knowledge Unlatched to make Poverty in […]

TRS-UK response to the British Academy’s report on ‘Theology and Religious Studies in UK Higher Education’

TRS-UK official response to British Academy report on ‘Theology and Religious Studies Provision in UK Higher Education’: 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], […]

2019 BNTC Seminar Papers (Titles & Abstracts)

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 […]