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.

SIIBS visiting scholar

Dr Caroline Blyth will be visiting SIIBS during January 2017 to work with Dr Katie Edwards on the Bible and Rape Culture project.

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Casey Strine talks about the future of theology at Yale Divinity School

Hear from our Dr Casey Strine who has spoken about the future of theology for the Yale Centre for Faith and Culture at Yale Divinity School.

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What did a dangerous woman look like in the ancient World?

Catherine Kennedy, mature undergraduate at the University of Sheffield studying Religion, Theology, and the Bible, has written a piece published on the Dangerous Women Project website.

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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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