The Department of Theology and Religion is home to a number of important research groups and projects. In particular we have specialisms in Christian-Muslim relations, Biblical Studies (particularly New Testament Textual Criticism), Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies and Practical Theology.

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The department has a busy programme of research seminars, conferences and workshops including the prestigious annual Edward Cadbury Lectures.

We are also home to well over two hundred postgraduate research students and several postdoctoral fellows, who enrich our research culture in numerous ways, including through the regular research seminars that we hold particularly in Islamic Studies and Pentecostal/Charismatic Studies.

Follow the links below to find out more about research within the department.

The Dead Sea Scrolls: Isolationism, Elites, and Austerity