Our members' research top ten in the UK for research outputs in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

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We're one of the leading global institutes for innovative, multidisciplinary research on the Bible. Our research is internationally recognised and we explore a variety of interests in ancient and contemporary contexts.

Yale and Sheffield Partner to Examine the Life Worth Living

The University of Sheffield is pleased to announce a partnership bringing the ‘Life Worth Living’ course, developed by the Yale Center for Faith & Culture, to the University of Sheffield.

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Dr Steenbrugge directs a medival play as part of Abrahams and Isaacs

Dr Charlotte Steenbrugge is directing a medival play as part of Abrahams and Isaacs we as well as organizing the conference on divine (in)justice in Antiquity and the Middle Ages from 3-4 November.

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Special Leadership, Religion and Society lecture

On Thursday, 27 October we are holding a special LRS lecture delivered by Dr Mathew Guest (University of Durham) wtih drinks reception from 5pm.

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Study with us

We offer a diverse and modern approach to studying the Bible. You'll discover through us the bible's influence on cultural, social and political discussion.

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Cutting edge thinking

Our interdisciplinary research is world renowned and spans ancient and modern issues from biblical languages to forced migration, and pop culture to gender studies.

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We actively work with a variety of exciting external partners, our partnerships enhance our research and inspire our students.

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