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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
Collective enthusiasm and the cautious scholar: The case of the discovery of the "Birmingham Qur'ān"

Collective enthusiasm and the cautious scholar: The case of the discovery of the "Birmingham Qur'ān"

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Dr Abla Fedeli, former PhD student and member of the Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing's Codex Zacynthius project, writes about her discovery of fragments of the Qur'an in the University of Birmingham's archives in 2015, and the resulting media coverage and reporting.
Date:
Wednesday 19 September 2018
What's your story? - The story of our self is largely fictional, which can both help and hinder us

What's your story? - The story of our self is largely fictional, which can both help and hinder us

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Professor Lisa Bortolotti writes about self-narratives and the stories we tell ourselves for IAI News. Self-narratives are the means by which people establish continuity between their past, present, and future experiences and impose some coherence on their disparate traits and features.
Date:
Wednesday 19 September 2018
PERFECT researchers at UK Festivals

PERFECT researchers at UK Festivals

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It is a busy time for public engagement at project PERFECT!
Date:
Thursday 13 September 2018
International visitors for project PERFECT

International visitors for project PERFECT

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Chris Moulin (Laboratoire de Psychologie et NeuroCognition, Grenoble) and Krystyna Bielecka (Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw) will be visiting the University and giving seminars.
Date:
Wednesday 12 September 2018
The Museum of the Bible is exploiting Jewish tradition - and saving its evangelical Christian donors millions

The Museum of the Bible is exploiting Jewish tradition - and saving its evangelical Christian donors millions

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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.
Date:
Monday 10 September 2018
Director of Centre for the Study of Global Ethics' evidence published in Government Committee report

Director of Centre for the Study of Global Ethics' evidence published in Government Committee report

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Evidence submitted by Dr Jonathan Parry to an inquiry undertaken by the Parliamentary International Development Committee (IDC) into Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the Aid Sector has been published as part of the full report.
Date:
Friday 7 September 2018
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