The University of Sheffield
Department of Biblical Studies

Department of Biblical Studies. Ancient Texts, Modern Insights.

With a long record of innovation in teaching, research and publishing, we've built a unique reputation for brilliant insights in the study of religion, theology and the Bible. We find new ways to interpret biblical texts and to understand belief and conflict in the world today.

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