Celebrating Michael and his angels in Revelation 12

Tomorrow is the feast of Michael and All Angels, which some will be celebrating at the weekend, and the key lectionary reading for the feast is Rev 12.7–12. Although the festival focusses on Michael, everything about this passages actually focusses away from Michael and points us to the victory of God and the lamb—even Michael’s name! … Continue Reading

Tyndale NT Study group 2022: Ethics and moral transformation in the NT

The theme for the Tyndale Fellowship New Testament Study Group in 2022 is ‘Ethics and Moral Transformation in the New Testament’. It is taking place from Wednesday 22nd to Friday 24th June 2022 at High Leigh Conference Centre, Hertfordshire, south of Cambridge. Although we do not have joint sessions, we are in the same place … Continue Reading

Tyndale NT study group 2021: the later Pauline epistles

The Tyndale New Testament Study Group looking at the Later Pauline Epistles will be taking place online this year, from Wednesday 23rd to Friday 25th June. We have a great line-up of international speakers offering some fascinating papers, and the sessions will be timed to allow attendance from different time zones around the world. The cost … Continue Reading

Tyndale NT study group 2021: call for papers

The Tyndale New Testament Study Group is part of the Tyndale Fellowship for biblical and theological research, based at Tyndale House in Cambridge, and including evangelical scholars from all over the world. The 2021 NT Study Group will be meeting for an online conference from Wednesday 23 to Friday 25 June 2021. The timings of the sessions will be … Continue Reading

Tyndale NT Study Group 2020: theology in a world on the move

We have a fascinating line-up of papers for the 2020 NT Study Group which will be meeting with all the study groups for the interdisciplinary Quadrennial Tyndale Fellowship Conference at High Leigh Conference Centre in Hertfordshire from 

Monday 29th June to Wed 1st July 2020.

 Our theme this year (for all the groups together) is

Doing Theology in a World on the Move – Migration, Borders and Citizenship.

The Tyndale New Testament Study Group is part of the Tyndale Fellowship for biblical and theological research, based at Tyndale House in Cambridge, and including evangelical scholars from all over the world.

You can book your place at the conference through the Tyndale Fellowship website. There is an early bird discount until 31st January 2020. 

The full programme of papers is as follows:

Acts

Batanayi I. Manyika: Reading Acts 12 in the Shadow of Empire

Delano V. Palmer: Movement and Dispersion in the Book of Acts  

Miles Tradewell: Monarchy and Sacred Space Reimagined: Decentralisation and Internationalism in the Early Chapters of Acts?

What is Michael doing with his angels in Revelation 12?

This Sunday’s lectionary reading is from Rev 12.7–12 in celebration of the feast of Michael and All Angels. Although the festival focusses on Michael, everything about this passages actually focusses away from Michael and points us to the victory of God and the lamb—even Michael’s name! This is what I wrote in my Tyndale Commentary, as … Continue Reading

Tyndale NT Study Group 26–28 June 2019: Orality, writing and the formation of the canon

We have a fascinating line-up of papers for the NT Study Group this year focussing on orality, writing and the formation of the canon. Do come and join us to engage in some world-class scholarship! The Tyndale New Testament Study Group is part of the Tyndale Fellowship for biblical and theological research, based at Tyndale House in Cambridge, and including … Continue Reading

Preaching on Genesis 2 and Revelation 4

For those using the Revised Common Lectionary, the readings are Genesis 2.4b-9,15-25, Revelation 4 and Luke 8.22-25. The gospel reading is very short, and is set alongside two other significant readings that it might be odd to by-pass. I therefore share two reflections I have written on Genesis 2, and two on Revelation 4. The comments on Genesis … Continue Reading