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.
Booking is now open for the eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament, to be held in March 2019.
Last month, Dr Katherine Brown (Department of Theology & Religion) was a panellist at a Cambridge Union discussion on the role of women in terror.
A live performance 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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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?'
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.