Research study areas
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Ethics & Practical Theology
Explore theoretical and practical approaches to topics such as politics, peacebuilding, ethics and materiality.
Hebrew & Old Testament Studies
Investigate the Hebrew Bible and its context: poetry and prophecy, theology and ethics, the Dead Sea Scrolls.
History of Christianity
Engage deeply with the Christian past - whether your interests lie in centuries long ago, or the near present.
Islamic Studies & Christian-Muslim Relations
Pursue interdisciplinary study of Islamic thought and practice, and of encounters between Christianity and Islam.
New Testament & Christian Origins
Research early Christianity: its religious and historical setting, textual and literary criticism, the history of interpretation.
Religious Studies/Study of Religions
Specialise in contemporary, historical or thematic research, in areas such as Asian Studies, History of Religions/New Religions, and Jewish Studies.
Science & Religion
Bring together the two great truth-seeking disciplines and explore how they challenge and inform each other
Undertake a critical and creative engagement with Christian thought, in a context of intellectual diversity