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

New book by MLitt alumnus

Daniel Rentfro jr (MLitt, 2016) has published The Law of Freedom: Justice and Mercy in the Practice of Law.  Daniel examines the legal and theological roots of the concept of equity, and the implications that the diminishment of equity as a legal concept has for the moral dilemmas faced by the practicing lawyer. Meditating on … Read more

Online journal launched

We took the occasion of the 2019 reunion of distance learning alumni to launch our new open-access online journal that will provide programme graduates with a publication option for their dissertations and module papers. Titled “Bible and the Contemporary World,” the journal is the official publication of the MLitt “Bible and the Contemporary World” programme at … Read more

Reunion 2019 – distance learners

Friday 30 August 2019 – Sunday 1 September 2019. Following a highly successful reunion in 2014 we are planning a similar event this year. Provisional Programme Friday evening 30 August 2019 Meal together at a local restaurant followed by socialising in one of the town’s hostelries. Saturday 31 August 2019 ‘How I have used my … Read more

Honorary Research Assistant Scheme

The School has commenced a scheme of Honorary Research Assistants (HRAs) appointed to engage in research in biblical studies and theology, in relation to other disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences, towards the pursuit of defined projects relevant to the mission of the Bible and the Contemporary World programme. This mission is currently … Read more

Theos Think Tank

Paul Bickley, research fellow at Theos and an alumnus of this programme, delivered a guest lecture at our January 2019 study week for the module ‘The Bible and the Contemporary World’.

Reading Exodus 1–3 with Indian migrant workers in Singapore

Congratulations to one of our former students, Winston Chin, who has had an article published in the journal Practical Theology. Winston, who lives in Singapore, has developed work he originally undertook for his dissertation on our distance learning programme.  ‘Reading Exodus 1–3 with Indian migrant workers in Singapore: a dialogic approach‘ is now available online and … Read more

Live online information event – 14 March 2018

Eric Stoddart will be holding a live webinar on 14 March 2018 at 4pm (UK time) when he’ll explain what’s involved in this part-time, distance learning postgraduate degree programme. There’ll be a live Q&A session. Click the image or following this link to join us for our virtual event (via adobeconnect). Image used under Creative … Read more