News in Theology and Religion

Did this ring belong to Pontius Pilate?

Did this ring belong to Pontius Pilate?

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Professor Candida Moss reports for The Daily Beast on recent claims that a ring discovered in the late 1960s may have belonged to Pontius Pilate, the fifth prefect of the Roman province of Judea from roughly 26-36 A.D and the man responsible for passing final judgment on Jesus.
Date:
Wednesday 5 December 2018
New journal article by Oliver Scharbrodt on Twelver Shia networks in Britain published in Contemporary Islam

New journal article by Oliver Scharbrodt on Twelver Shia networks in Britain published in Contemporary Islam

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Professor Oliver Scharbrodt latest article on the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain has been published in the journal 'Contemporary Islam'.
Date:
Tuesday 4 December 2018
New publication - YHWH and Israel in the Book of Judges

New publication - YHWH and Israel in the Book of Judges

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Dr Deryn Guest's new book, 'YHWH and Israel in the Book of Judges: An Object – Relations Analysis', will be published by Cambridge University Press in December 2018.
Date:
Friday 30 November 2018
Did Christian historians exaggerate persecution by the Romans?

Did Christian historians exaggerate persecution by the Romans?

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Professor Candida Moss reports for The Daily Beast on current archaeological work in Jordan at the site of a mine where Christians had reportedly suffered horrific torture.
Date:
Friday 30 November 2018
Women, Faith and Culture - Jocelyne Cesari discusses women's rights, Islam and democracy at international seminar

Women, Faith and Culture - Jocelyne Cesari discusses women's rights, Islam and democracy at international seminar

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Professor Jocelyne Cesari recently presented at an international seminar hosted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 'Women, Faith and Culture', where she discussed women's rights, Islam and democracy.
Date:
Wednesday 21 November 2018
One of Jesus' most famous lines wasn't in original Gospels

One of Jesus' most famous lines wasn't in original Gospels

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Professor Candida Moss reports for The Daily Beast about new research arguing that one of the most famous moral teachings involving Jesus and an adulterous woman didn't become part of the Bible until at least a hundred years after the Gospel of John was written.
Date:
Wednesday 21 November 2018
Three faiths, one question: why do good people do bad things?

Three faiths, one question: why do good people do bad things?

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Join Dr Jeremy Kidwell (Department of Theology & Religion) as speakers from three religions (Christianity, Islam, Sikhism) explore concepts and assumptions that underlie each and how these lead to differing worldviews. The starting point will be the question, 'Why good people do bad things?'
Date:
Friday 9 November 2018
Dr Yafa Shanneik to hold workshop on displacement at DaDa Festival

Dr Yafa Shanneik to hold workshop on displacement at DaDa Festival

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Join Dr Yafa Shanneik (Department of Theology & Religion) and visual and performance artist Rachel Gadsden as they explore cultural identity, displacement, migration and empowerment in an interactive workshop and exhibition tour, part of DaDa (Disability and Deaf Arts) Festival in Liverpool.
Date:
Friday 9 November 2018
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