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The first man the Bible calls the Messiah

The first man the Bible calls the Messiah

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Candida Moss writing for The Daily Beast.
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Monday 15 October 2018
New paper challenges assumption that Christian beliefs and pro‐environmental behaviours are inversely correlated

New paper challenges assumption that Christian beliefs and pro‐environmental behaviours are inversely correlated

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Dr Jeremy Kidwell's (Department of Theology and Religion) new article on the relationship between pro‐environmental work and Christian identity, particularly in relation to eco-congregations, is published open access in Geo (with Franklin Ginn, Michael Northcott, Elizabeth Bomberg and Alice Hague).
Date:
Monday 8 October 2018
White widows: The myth of the deadliest jihadi women

White widows: The myth of the deadliest jihadi women

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Dr Katherine Brown argues that the idea that converts to Islam make the most violent jihadi women only disrupts counter-extremism efforts, in this insight article for the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.
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Thursday 4 October 2018
The securitization of Islam and religious freedom - Jocelyne Cesari on burqa bans

The securitization of Islam and religious freedom - Jocelyne Cesari on burqa bans

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Professor Jocelyne Cesari argues that increased securitisation negatively affects the exercise of religious freedom, in this piece for the Religious Freedom Institute.
Date:
Thursday 4 October 2018
Iraqi and Syrian refugee women in Jordan and gender activism in Ghana

Iraqi and Syrian refugee women in Jordan and gender activism in Ghana

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Grants totalling £549,585 awarded by the British Academy (BA) through its Sustainable Development Programme 2018.
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Tuesday 2 October 2018
Call for papers: Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

Call for papers: Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

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Paper proposals are invited for the eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament, to be held in March 2019.
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Wednesday 26 September 2018
Book launch - Companion to the Dead Sea Scrolls

Book launch - Companion to the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Professor Charlotte Hempel is launch her new co-edited book (with George J. Brooke), the 'T&T Clark Companion to the Dead Sea Scrolls' on Monday 1 October, 5-6pm. The companion comprises over 70 articles exploring the entire body of the key texts and documents labelled as Dead Sea Scrolls.
Date:
Friday 21 September 2018
Was the Council of Nicaea church just found under a lake?

Was the Council of Nicaea church just found under a lake?

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Professor Candida Moss reports for The Daily Beast on the discovery of ancient Roman ruins in Turkey, which are believed to be the long-sought remains of the church which hosted one of the most important events in Christianity.
Date:
Wednesday 19 September 2018
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