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.

Dr Shkul receives an Early Career Senate Award

Congratulations to Dr Minna Shkul on being awarded an Early Career Senate Award for her work liberating and diversifying the curriculum with her groundbreaking module LGBT* Studies.

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Lost In The “Post”

Dr Caroline Blyth's latest article on rape culture and postfeminism 'In Admen And Eve'.

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How Beyoncé’s Virgin Mary imagery challenges racist, religious and sexual stereotypes

Dr Katie Edwards has written an article on Beyoncé's birth announcement for The Washington Post.

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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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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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