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.

Call for contributions for The Shiloh Project blog

The Shiloh Project is seeking ways to raise funds, build networks and promote research and education on rape culture and religion. We are seeking contributions - academic, pedagogical, transformative - from biblical scholars, scholars of religion, anthropologists, teachers, students or journalists.

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What Refugees Can Teach Others About the Bible

Our Dr Casey Strine will be giving one of the 2017 Ebor Lectures, put on by York Minster and York St John, on 24 May.

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SIIBS staff and students successes celebrated at Academic Awards 2017

Congratulations to our SIIBS members and students nominated and shortlisted for this Year's Academic Awards!

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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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