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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Postgraduate Student Bursaries for CSSSB’s “Engaging with Poverty in the Early Church and Today”—Chris Keith

The Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, in cooperation with the Bible Society, invites applications for two bursaries, which will cover all expenses (travel, hotel, food, registration) for postgraduate students to attend the “Engaging with Poverty in the Early Church and Today.”  These funds are aimed especially for those students who may otherwise not be able to afford the costs of attendance and preference will be given to students from developing countries, though all applications will be considered.  To apply, students should send an application letter, CV, and reference to Professor Steve Walton at  Their application letter should be no more than three pages and should address at least the following:  (1) their current institution; (2) their current course of study; and (3) how the topic of the conference is related to their postgraduate studies.

Applications are due by November 15, 2015.  Please direct any enquiries to Prof Steve Walton ( or Prof Chris Keith ( at CSSSB.

Please note that the successful applications are responsible for securing travel visas if they are necessary.

1 comment:

  1. A fascinating subject. The priesthood's ascetic embrace of " poverty, chastity, and obedience, " is in striking contrast with Biblical promises of prosperity.