La Croix, a Roman Catholic weekly newspaper in France, has published an article by Vladimir Molinié, our of our current students on ‘Bible and the Contemporary World’. The opinion-piece, ‘Monsieur Zemmour, pourquoi faire de la souffrance française un instrument de pouvoir?’ challenges the far-right views of presidential candidate Éric Zemmour. Molinié describes his article as … Read more
Bible and the Contemporary World vol. 3, no.2 (2021) is now available online. Peter van der Sluijs, ‘The Theologian Who Is Homeless’. Andrew Van Tiem, ‘Amazon and Revelation 18’. David Conway, ‘Othering in Youth Justice’. More information on the journal, which focuses on work undertaken by alumni of this programme.
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
Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Bible and the Contemporary World Journal Issue Title: Pandemic and the Common Good Closing date for submissions: 15 May 2021 The current global pandemic is much more than a viral disease. It is a complex set of phenomena that discloses aspects of what it means to be … Read more
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
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
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
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.
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
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