News archive - 2011

Aramaic incantation texts

Dr Siam Bhayro (Theology and Religion) has just been awarded a British Academy Small Research Grant, with his colleague Dr Dan Levene (History, University of Southampton).

Religion in Public Life

A shared project with the Institute for Arab and Islamic Studies is examining religion's role in public life in modern Iran and Britain, identifying and contrasting common elements.

God, Sex and Gender

April 2011 sees the launch of Adrian Thatcher's new book God, Sex and Gender - An Introduction, published  by Wiley-Blackwell.

Transition Towns

Tim Gorringe is directing a two-year AHRC-funded project on the Transition Town movement, working with Michael DeLashmutt and Justin Pollard.

Bible’s Buried Secrets

In a challenging three-part TV series on BBC 2 Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou, Biblical Scholar and senior lecturer at the University of Exeter presents series of documentaries.

Is there a hell? Is it eternal?

Is there a hell? Is it eternal? Dr Morwenna Ludlow, Lecturer in Patristics, to talk on these ideas on BBC Radio 4’s 'Beyond Belief' on Monday 11 July at 4.30pm.

Student receives prize from the Archbishop of Canterbury

First year Theology student, Hannah Barr, has been presented with a prize by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Exeter Theology students remain the most satisfied

The National Student Survey results (2011) once more confirmed Exeter students are the most satisfied of all Theology students at UK full service universities, based on responses to 'Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course.'

Creative industries in £16million funding boost

The University of Exeter is to play a key part in a new Knowledge Exchange Hub which has been established to boost the region’s creative economy.

What is the real meaning of Christmas?

There are thousands of stories in the Bible and a visual artist in Exeter is currently on a 30-year mission to paint the whole lot.