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.

Bible and Critical Theory Journal article

SIIBS PhD Candidate Robin Hamon has an article in the latest edition of the journal 'The Bible and Critical Theory', entitled 'Garden and "Wilderness": an Ecocritical Exploration of Gen. 2:4B-3:24'.

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Shiloh Project Conference

SIIBS recently hosted a WRoCAH funded conference on Religion and Rape Culture, organised by PhD student Emma Nagouse. The event was a highly successful one, with a keynote address given by Professor Cheryl Exum.

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SIIBS Schedule Autumn 2018

We're pleased to unveil the topics and speakers for our Autumn series of seminars!

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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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