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Newsletter June 2023

Learning Network Courses

In Autumn 2023, we will be running four Learning Network Courses. These courses will cover a variety of subjects, from Ecology to Freedom of Religion or Belief. The purpose of the Learning Network is to offer a straightforward path to theological training through creative conversations with leading Baptist educators. You can see what courses we have here.

Journal of European Baptist Studies - Available Now

Our latest edition of 'JEBS' is available and free to download! Vol. 23 No.1 (2023): Journal of European Baptist Studies - please access the journal here. A huge thank you to Dr Lon Graham for guest editing this edition.
A reminder that we are seeking contributions for our 75 Year Anniversary Edition. Full details can be found here.

Applications 2024

We are still considering applications for our upcoming academic year beginning January 2024. This is a special year as IBTS looks to celebrate 75 fruitful years of high quality education and training for students across the world. If you have an interest in one of our major areas of Identity (Anabaptist and Baptist History and Theology), Mission, and Practice (Practical Theology and Qualitative Research), please contact us to start the conversation.

Defending Democracy from Its Christian Enemies, David P. Gushee

We were delighted to host our good friend and VU-IBTS Chair in Christian Social Ethics, Prof. David Gushee on his most recent trip to Amsterdam. David's new book 'Defending Democracy from Its Christian Enemies' is available for pre-order now.

Summer School of Theology 2023

The Eastern European Institute of Theology, with support from Dnipro Hope Mission, is holding the Summer School of Theology 2023. Its purpose is to create a platform to support the viability of the Ukrainian theological community and its involvement in the global dialogue. To find out more, please click here.

Julian Gwyn Essay Prize in Baptist and Anabaptist History and Thought

The Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies (ACBAS) is pleased to offer an annual prize competition in the general field of Baptist and Anabaptist history and thought, especially in Canada’s Atlantic region. Full details can be found here.