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

REF 2014 (Research Excellence Framework)

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.

Migration and The Bible

Migration and The Bible

Dr Casey Strine and artist/art therapist Emilie Taylor have worked with asylum seekers and refugees in Sheffield to create an art exhibition reflecting upon their experiences of seeking sanctuary in the city.

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The Embodied Religion launch

On 16 June 2016, SIIBS welcomed visiting scholar Dr Shayna Sheinfeld (Centre College, Kentucky) to speak at the launch of Embodied Religion.

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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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