|Application deadline:||None, but early application advised|
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|Start date:||September 2013|
|Duration full-time:||36 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
|Project type:||Open, Predefined|
The Department of Theology and Religion has an outstanding international reputation in the study of all types of religion in the contemporary world, including inter-cultural theology, textual studies, pentecostal and charismatic studies, inter-religious relations, Islamic studies, and Quaker studies. Students from more than 20 countries study here, and most of the academic staff who work here are recognised leaders in their disciplines.
The Department came near the top in recent national Research Assessment Exercises and also in national teaching assessments. Whatever your interests in religion and theology, it is likely that we share them amidst a diverse and friendly staff-student community.
Key facts Type of Course: Doctoral research
Duration: PhD 3 years full-time; 6 years part-time; MPhil 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
Start date: September 2011
Research interests of staff
* New Testament Contact: Dr Philip Burton
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 5367
* The Bible and Culture; Pentecostal and Evangelical Approaches to the Bible; Old Testament Contact: Dr Andrew Davies
Tel: +44 (0)121 415 8348
* Biblical hermeneutics; sexuality in biblical interpretation Contact: Dr Deryn Guest
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3914
* Hebrew Bible, Second Temple Judaism, Dead Sea Scrolls Contact: Dr Charlotte Hempel
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 8337
* New Testament textual criticism; early Christian Greek texts; manuscript studies and palaeography. Contact: Professor David Parker
Tel: +44 (0)121 415 8341
For information about supervision in research areas not specified, contact the Department on: tel: +44 (0)121 415 8347; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants for research degrees should normally have a first- or upper second-class Honours degree in Theology, Religious Studies or a related discipline
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