Dr Alessandro Falcetta, a graduate of the Department of Theology and Religion at Birmingham, will be giving a lecture in London on 25 May 2017.
Alessandro's Birmingham PhD was on Rendel Harris’ theory of early Christian Testimony Books. He will be giving a lecture about Rendel Harris for the Saint Catherine’s Foundation, entitled "Manuscripts, monasteries and mysteries: The adventures of a Victorian Bible scholar, James Rendel Harris”.
Rendel Harris was the first Director of Studies at Woodbrooke in Birmingham, and a leading figure in establishing biblical scholarship in Birmingham.
Alessandro is the author of James Rendel Harris: New Testament Autographs and Other Essays and gave the after-dinner speech at the fifth Birmingham Colloquium in 2007.