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June 2019

Launch Workshop

4th June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Bristol Baptist College, Bristol Baptist College, The Promenade, Clifton Down
Bristol, BS8 3NJ United Kingdom
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£10

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…

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Inaugural Symposium

17th June 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bristol Baptist College, Bristol Baptist College, The Promenade, Clifton Down
Bristol, BS8 3NJ United Kingdom
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£20

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…

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May 2020

Cancelled – In the Cross-hairs: Biblical Violence in Focus (Conference)

May 14 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, London London, WC2H 8EP + Google Map
£10 – £30

The second annual symposium of the Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence will be held on 14th May 2020. Our keynote speaker will be Paul Copan, author of 'Did God Really Command Genocide?' and 'Is God a Moral Monster?' Student paper competition. Call for papers. Unfortunately in light of the Covid-19 situation this event has been cancelled.    

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June 2020

Cancelled – Living with Suffering and the Crucified God (Workshop)

June 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bristol Baptist College, Bristol Baptist College, The Promenade, Clifton Down
Bristol, BS8 3NJ United Kingdom
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£15

Unfortunately due to the Covid-19 situation this event has been cancelled. Living with suffering and the crucified God: How the Bible re-writes the story of divine violence to help us find our way through the challenges of human experience. The Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence (CSBV) invites you to attend this workshop, led by Revd Dr Andy Angel. Session 1: Out of the Depths: Praying through suffering in the Psalms Session 2: Wrestling with an Absent Almighty: Praying (and…

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