The Academic Arm of the Centre focuses on undertaking and facilitating cutting-edge postgraduate research in the area, and offering postgraduate academic teaching.

Our aim is to study questions appertaining to Bible and Violence deeply and rigorously in collaboration with scholars from different (or no) faith traditions, nationalities and academic disciplines.

Our academic work takes a number of forms. Click on the images below to find out more.

The Journal for the Study of Bible and Violence is a new, peer-reviewed, open access journal.
We are currently calling for papers for our inaugural issue. Click on the logo to visit the website.

The third annual conference of the CSBV will be held online between 24th and 28th May 2021. Click on the image to learn more.

Study with us.
We offer a taught MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission (Bible and Violence track) through Durham University.
We also offer research degrees (MTh or PhD) through Aberdeen University. Click the image for more information.

To read more about our academic publications, click the image

To read our reviews of various books of relevance to the subject of Bible and Violence, click on the image.

Our podcast “Guns and God”. Conversations about places where faith and politics overlap, with particular interest in extremism and violence. Click the image to investigate.

Our blog contains a mixture of academic and more popular articles, written by CSBV staff, research associates and guests. Click the image to visit.