Bible in Politics Conference: Hot Topics!

For the folk in the U.K. (Well, it’s the UK for now… but give it some time and it will break up like the prom queen breaks up with the chess club geek).

Harnessing Chaos

Just before the General Election, CSSSB will provide the most up-to-date assessment of contemporary politics and possibly predict the election outcome with a 3% margin of error. Yes, finally some relevance for biblical studies for it is the Bible in Politics conference, 2-3 June! In addition to Erin Runion’s headline act, here are some of the topics to be covered at the conference:

  • Political uses of Paul as “mystic”
  • Bible in the American political sphere
  • Biblical aesthetics, Islamophobia and Homeland
  • The Bible, the Muslim Other and the far right
  • Andrei Zviagintsev’s 2014 film Leviathan
  • Politics of biblical translation
  • Taiping Revolution
  • Apocalypse on the Left
  • Bible and New Zealand politics
  • The Bible and contemporary Scottish politics
  • Trump’s Bible

Here is the link for registration: http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/169437

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About Jim

I am a Pastor, and Lecturer in Church History and Biblical Studies at Ming Hua Theological College.
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