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Centre for the Study of Bible & Violence – Launch Workshop

Bristol Baptist College Bristol Baptist College, The Promenade, Clifton, Bristol, United Kingdom
  • How do we read texts of violence with victims of violence?
  • How can we resist the co-opting of the Bible for violent purposes?
Join us to discuss questions like these, and others, at the launch event for the applied arm of Bristol Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence. This event is aimed at ministers and others who are interested in practical questions relating to the Bible and Violence. The event will offer a combination of papers and round-table discussion on a range of issues relating to the subject. Offers of papers (15 minutes) are warmly invited: please email Helen at paynterh@bristol-baptist.ac.uk Cost £10 or £5 for concessions. Early bird rate (until 31st January 2019) £8. Email paynterh@bristol-baptist.ac.uk for more information, or community.learning@bristol-baptist.ac.uk to book your place.
£10

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Date:
June 4, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Phone:
0117 9467050

Organizer

Centre for the Study of Bible & Violence
Phone:
01179467050
Email:
paynterh@bristol-baptist.ac.uk
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Venue

Bristol Baptist College
Bristol Baptist College, The Promenade, Clifton
Bristol, BS8 3NJ United Kingdom
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Centre for the Study of Bible & Violence – Inaugural Symposium

Bristol Baptist College Bristol Baptist College, The Promenade, Clifton, Bristol, United Kingdom
Keynote speaker: Prof James Crossley Professor of Bible, Society and Politics St Mary’s University Twickenham And a book launch: God of Violence Yesterday, God of Love Today? Wrestling Honestly with the Old Testament Helen Paynter (BRF, 2019) Cost £20 or £5 for students and unwaged. Click here to download a booking form. Email paynterh@bristol-baptist.ac.uk for more information, or send your completed booking form to community.learning@bristol-baptist.ac.uk to book your place. Paper submission deadline 1st April 2019. Proceedings of the Symposium will be published by Sheffield Phoenix Press in the SIIBS series. Call For Papers The Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence is now inviting submissions for its launch symposium (academic arm). For this inaugural meeting, all scholarly research papers on the broad subject of Bible and Violence will be considered. We particularly welcome papers from undergraduate or MA students, in addition to those from doctoral students and established scholars. We welcome submissions from scholars working within the Christian tradition and those from other traditions. Topics may include, but are not limited to:
  • Hermeneutical issues in relevant biblical texts
  • Biblical-theological themes relating to violence or warfare
  • Reader reception of relevant biblical texts
  • Historical or modern issues of violence in relation to the Bible
  • Black, feminist or intersectional readings of relevant biblical texts
  • Interfaith work, or comparative work with other sacred texts
Papers will be delivered in a 30-minute slot including a brief time for questions. Papers from undergraduates will have a 20-minute slot. Poster submissions are also welcomed. Submission guidelines
  • Submit your paper of up to 8000 words to paynterh@bristol-baptist.ac.uk Papers should be in English, and anonymised.
  • Submissions from students should be marked as such, with the level of study indicated. They may be considerably shorter than the 8000 word limit, and poster submissions are also welcomed.
  • Deadline for submission: 1st April 2019
  • Your paper will undergo peer review within four weeks of submission
Student prize The best student paper presented at the symposium will win a £50 book token. To enter, students must submit their paper by 1st April, with a covering note indicating their affiliation and level of study. Papers will be shortlisted in advance, and adjudication of the shortlisted papers will be made on the day. Non-shortlisted papers may also be presented, provided they reach a sufficient quality. Proceedings of the Symposium will be published by Sheffield Phoenix Press in the SIIBS series.
£20

Details

Date:
June 17, 2019
Time:
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Phone:
0117 9467050

Organizer

Centre for the Study of Bible & Violence
Phone:
01179467050
Email:
paynterh@bristol-baptist.ac.uk
View Organizer Website

Venue

Bristol Baptist College
Bristol Baptist College, The Promenade, Clifton
Bristol, BS8 3NJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
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