Biblical Literacy & the Curriculum (Conference)

Wednesday, 25 May 2011 - Saturday, 28 May 2011
Location: Department of Biblical Studies, 45 Victoria Street, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Organisation: University of Sheffield & Sheffield Cathedral


What is the role of the Bible in the 21st century classroom?

Explore the place of the Bible in English, Philosophy and Religious Studies and other disciplines. The Department of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield invites all with an interest in “teaching the Bible” to identify problems, share solutions. review existing resources, and plan for the future.

Speakers and contributors include:

  • Gordon Campbell, Professor of Renaissance Studies, Leicester, and author of Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611-2011 (OUP)
  • Liam Gearon, Senior Research Fellow in Education, Oxford
  • Yvonne Sherwood, Professor of Old Testament-Tanakh, Glasgow
  • Plus: Lat Blaylock (RE Today), David Chalcraft (Derby), Toni Coulton (Festive), Susan Coyne (CrossRef-it, Stapleford), Philip Davies (Sheffield), Katie Edwards (Sheffield), Julia Ipgrave (Warwick), José Luis Lopez Calle (Madrid), John Lyons (Bristol), Sarah Phillips (Leventhorpe School, Herts.), Hugh Pyper (Sheffield), Carl Tighe (Derby).

This event is part of the Sheffield King James Project, in association with the HEA Subject Centre for Philosophical & Religious Studies.

In addition, an open lecture series runs from 10 May until 3rd June, and the exhibition, Telling Tales of King James' Bible will be on show at Sheffield Cathedral from 2 May to 30 June.

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