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

Study week 22-26 January 2018

21 students gathered in St Andrews on 22 January 2018 for the taught module, ‘Surveillance, Theology, and the Bible’. A further 8 came the study week centred around further developing the skills required for their dissertation. This latter group are now researching and writing dissertations on topics as diverse as, for example, non-invasive prenatal testing … Read more