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.

Sandford St Martin Award Nomination

Dr Katie Edwards Radio 4 Lent Talk 'Silence of the Lamb' has been shortlisted for the prestigious Sandford St Martin Awards - congratulations Katie!

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#SheToo podcasts

Dr Meredith Warren and Dr Katie Edwards have contributed interviews to The Bible Society's new #SheToo podcast series, exploring some of the biblical texts that include violence against women

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Lisbeth and Leviticus

SIIBS is proud to present a special screening of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, followed by a Q&A.


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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In association with Sheffield Phoenix Press, SIIBS produces the Journal for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies, with the first issue due in summer 2019.

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