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Are the Gospels finished works?

Are the Gospels finished works?

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Some modern Christians believe the Bible contains no mistakes, inconsistencies or inaccuracies. Professor Candida Moss reports for the Daily Beast about a new book from a Princeton scholar arguing that the Gospel of Mark was more like a rough draft or collection of notes than a fully polished book.
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14/12/2018
Booking open: Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

Booking open: Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

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Booking is now open for the eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament, to be held in March 2019.
Date:
13/12/2018
New pub bombs memorial will "help bring healing" to Birmingham

New pub bombs memorial will "help bring healing" to Birmingham

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Campaigners pay tribute to Irish community with new memorial
Date:
13/12/2018
End of week ten

End of week ten

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A Year Abroad report, Christmas drinks and the Southern Universities Trampolining League.
Date:
13/12/2018
What is the role of women in terror?

What is the role of women in terror?

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Last month, Dr Katherine Brown (Department of Theology & Religion) was a panellist at a Cambridge Union discussion on the role of women in terror.
Date:
12/12/2018
Live art performance at festival inspired by research project on Iraqi and Syrian refugee women

Live art performance at festival inspired by research project on Iraqi and Syrian refugee women

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A live performance by renowned visual performance artist Rachel Gadsden, with composer Freddie Meyers and Syrian oud player Rihab Azar, at the Misk Art Festival in October 2018 was inspired by Dr Yafa Shanneik's (Department of Theology & Religion) research project on Iraqi and Syrian refugee women.
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12/12/2018
What metaphors could we use to describe the relationship between Christianity and Quakerism?

What metaphors could we use to describe the relationship between Christianity and Quakerism?

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Dr Rhiannon Grant, Honorary Lecturer in Modern Quaker Thought at the University of Birmingham and a Tutor at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, writes for the Friends Journal on the use of metaphors in Christianity and Quakerism.
Date:
12/12/2018
Christopher Haworth gives keynote address at Music and the Internet study day, University of Oxford

Christopher Haworth gives keynote address at Music and the Internet study day, University of Oxford

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Event framed around Haworth and Professor Georgina Born's joint article 'From Microsound to Vaporwave: Internet-Mediated Music, Online Methods, and Genre'.
Date:
11/12/2018
Confabulation, explanation, and the pursuit of resonant meaning

Confabulation, explanation, and the pursuit of resonant meaning

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New open access article by Dr Sophie Stammers in the journal Topoi on memory errors in the clinical and non-clinical populations. The output comes from Project PERFECT, an ERC-funded research project, led by Professor Lisa Bortolotti in the Department of Philosophy.
Date:
11/12/2018
The Future of Language Change

The Future of Language Change

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Full video of Professor Jack Grieve's inaugural lecture.
Date:
11/12/2018
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