Professor Candida Moss writes for The Daily Beast about the Museum of the Bible's extensive collection of Torah scrolls - while Torah scrolls are indisputably an important part of the Bible's long history, there are also evangelical and financial factors behind the museum's large collection.
Professor Candida Moss is quoted in this CBS News article.
For years, scholars thought they'd found a radically early version of the Gospels hidden inside an old book; but the 'facts' about the find could be fake news. Professor Candida Moss writes for the Daily Beast about recent scholarly research that dismantles the story of this ancient manuscript.
Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
On Wednesday 8 August 2018, the British Institute in Amman held an exhibition showcasing art created by Syrian women who have found refuge in Germany, the UK and Jordan.
Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal, Senior Lecturer in Sikh Studies, is quoted in The Hindu, an Indian daily newspaper, about the recent news that Sikhs may get an ethnic tick box in the 2021 Census. The topic has generated a lot of discussion within the British Sikh community and is seen as an important issue.
Professor Candida Moss writes for the Daily Beast about recent scholarly research that suggests there was a conspiracy to diminish the status and memory of Mary Magdalene. Professors Hugh Houghton and David Parker in the Department of Theology & Religion are also mentioned in the article.
Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal, Senior Lecturer in Sikh Studies, writes for the Birmingham Perspective about the recent news that Sikhs may get an ethnic tick box in the 2021 Census. The topic has generated a lot of discussion within the British Sikh community and is seen as an important issue.
Professor Jocelyne Cesari is quoted in OZY in an article on the Grand Mosque of Mecca attack of 1979. Cesari argues that the year was the turning point in the rise of Saudi policy of exporting its doctrine of Wahhabi Islam all over the Muslim world.
Professor Candida Moss reports for The Daily Beast on recent digs at 'German Stonehenge' and in Turkey which have unveiled more sites of human sacrifice, as well as more history in which the vulnerable always paid the price.
"The Bible's verses about submitting to rulers should be analyzed within the context of early Christians' status in the Roman Empire" says Professor Candida Moss, quoted in the Huffington Post.
Dr Katherine Brown reflects on her recent appearance at Hay Festival where she spoke on the topic of 'Muslim women and radicalisation'.