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Johanna Stiebert (University of Leeds) and Katie Edwards (University of Sheffield) have written a great piece for The Conversation, which we re-publish (with permission) below: The greatest taboo? What The Bible says about incest Katie Edwards, University of Sheffield and Johanna Stiebert, University of Leeds Incest sparks strong emotions –...

By Dr Johanna Stiebert While I cannot take any credit, I do feel enormous pride for the vibrant event that was Orange is the new Bible, hosted by the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies (SIIBS) on 19 February 2016, and organized by TRS of Leeds alumni Joanne Merrygold and...

7th April 2016, 13.00-17.00, University of Leeds Speakers Dr Barbara Bompani, University of Edinburgh Prof Ezra Chitando, University of Zimbabwe Rev Jide Macaulay, House of Rainbow Ministries Dr Adriaan van Klinken, University of Leeds Dr Matthew Waites, University of Glasgow   Occasion The symposium marks the launch of two books,...

Today we launch our new blog, Religion in Public, providing current analysis of topics relating to religion in the public sphere, in Britain and beyond.  We hope that this blog will stimulate debate and encourage public engagement with the work that we do at the Centre.  Please feel free to share...