New book by alumna – Lynn McChlery

Lynn McChlery (MLitt, 2013) has recently published How Do You Know It’s God: Discerning a Vocation to Ministry in Churches (London: SCM, 2021). Lynn’s book has its genesis in her dissertation that was part of her MLitt Bible and the Contemporary World. Lynn subsequently developed this into her PhD dissertation at Durham University in England. She … Read more

New issue of our online journal published

Bible and the Contemporary World vol. 3, no. 1 (2021) is now available online. Ray Land, ‘Unaccountable Being.’ Spencer Davison, ‘The Value of Interpassivity for Evaluating Sermon Handouts in American Evangelical Churches.’ Victoria John-Wawa, ‘The Depiction of God in the Book of Revelation.’ Review: ‘Talking Back to Purity Culture’, Rachel Welcher. Oliver Barclay-Higham, ‘Finally Come … Read more

New issue of our online journal published

Bible and the Contemporary World Vol 2, No. 2 (2020) has been published today. Nicky Bull, ‘The Green Gospel.’ Jenny Lunn, ‘The Common Good and Social Care of Older Adults in England.’ Gray Gardner, ‘Pixelated Preachers.’ Robert J. Phillips, ‘Left Behind: An Overview and Critique.’ David Conway, ‘Troubled Children.’ More information on the journal, which … Read more

New book by MLitt alumna – Rachel Welcher

Rachel Joy Welcher (MLitt, 2018) will be publishing Talking Back to Purity Culture Rediscovering Faithful Christian Sexuality in November 2020. Rachel’s book has its genesis in her MLitt dissertation she wrote as part of this programme.  Her publisher, InverVarsity Press, describe this significant contribution to pastoral and practical theology: The generation born into evangelical purity … Read more

Applications for entry in January 2021 now open

The deadline for submitting an application to start the programme in January 2021 is 30 November 2020. The module in that semester will be ‘The Bible and Contemporary Issues’. Application portal.

Autumn study week now wholly online

The study week in early September for the next modules: Theology and the Arts and Dissertation will now be wholly online in order to avoid bringing participants from across the UK and the world for just a few days with the current pandemic very much a live issue into the autumn. Full details are at: Study … Read more

New book by MLitt alumnus – Sean McGever

Dr Sean McGever (MLitt, 2013) has recently published Born Again: The Evangelical Theology of Conversion in John Wesley and George Whitefield. Sean argues that the gospel message is simple but not simplistic. In this theological account of conversion, he explores how learning the gospel and its implications is a lifelong process, and reflects on the view … Read more

New issue of B&CW online journal

The second issue our new open-access online journal ‘Bible and the Contemporary World’ is now available. Contents Andreas Klasen, ‘Modern Franciscan Leadership’ Victoria John-Wawa, ‘The Contemporary Relevance of Jesus’s Messages to the Churches in Asia’ C. David Baker, ‘The Word and Words’ A review, by William Hyland, of ‘The Book of Revelation and the Church … Read more

Forthcoming modules are announced for 2020-21 and now 2021-2022

Modules for September 2020, January 20201 and now September 2021 and January 2022 are advertised on the University’s admissions portal. Check them out here. This lets you see what your whole programme of study could be if you start on 31 August 2020 or 18 January 2021. Applications for entry in September 2020 are open until … Read more