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New Theology and Religion blog

New Theology and Religion blog

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A new blog dedicated to following the Department of Theology and Religion's activities has been launched, why not follow us at https://theologyreligionuob.wordpress.com/ to stay up to date with news, events, op-eds from our staff and more.
Date:
27/05/2016
Religion in public life:  levelling the ground

Religion in public life: levelling the ground

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Report and videos from the 2016 Edward Cadbury Lectures, given by Professor Grace Davie (University of Exeter).
Date:
23/05/2016
It's not just about food

It's not just about food

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The first of our Christianity and Social Engagement Forums on April 20th brought together leading practitioners from churches and Christian organisations to explore the topic of food provision.
Date:
11/05/2016
Landmark book published on New Testament commentaries

Landmark book published on New Testament commentaries

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A new book on the earliest commentaries on the New Testament has been published by members of the European Research Council COMPAUL project at ITSEE, including chapters on commentaries in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Gothic, and Ethiopic and an extensive checklist of New Testament Greek catena manuscripts.
Date:
10/05/2016
Belief in social action: exploring faith groups' responses to local needs

Belief in social action: exploring faith groups' responses to local needs

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New briefing paper from the Faith Based Regeneration Neywork, TSRC and the Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion.
Date:
04/05/2016
Publication of edition of early Qur'anic manuscripts by Dr Alba Fedeli

Publication of edition of early Qur'anic manuscripts by Dr Alba Fedeli

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Dr Alba Fedeli, an Honorary Fellow and collaborator of ITSEE, has published an online edition reconstructing the Qur'anic text of the Mingana-Lewis palimpsest in Cambridge University Library
Date:
28/04/2016
Celebrating Vaisakhi at 10 Downing Street

Celebrating Vaisakhi at 10 Downing Street

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Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal was invited by the Prime Minister to attend a reception at 10 Downing Street.
Date:
21/04/2016
´╗┐Birmingham Research Fellowship in World Religions opportunity

´╗┐Birmingham Research Fellowship in World Religions opportunity

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This fellowship affords the opportunity to add to our particular strengths, amongst others, in Islamic Studies, philosophical theology and textual study, and in the understanding of contemporary religions.
Date:
18/04/2016
British Academy research grant for 'Magnanimity: An Intellectual History'

British Academy research grant for 'Magnanimity: An Intellectual History'

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Dr Sophia Vasalou has been awarded a British Academy research grant, for her project 'Magnanimity: An Intellectual History'.
Date:
06/04/2016
Passover in 2016: reflecting on the current refugee crisis

Passover in 2016: reflecting on the current refugee crisis

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Dr Charlotte Hempel presents the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
31/03/2016
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