The University of Sheffield
Sheffield King James Project

Biblical Literacy and the Curriculum.

A conference for educators, lecturers and researchers.

The world's best-selling book, the Bible has had a huge impact on fields as diverse as history, politics, philosophy, and art. Novels, poetry, and music have all been inspired by, and drawn on, the rich legacy of the Bible.

400 years on from the King James Bible, this conference aimed to address a particular and timely question: "What is the role of the Bible in today's classroom?"

Who?

Speakers Key note speakers included Gordon Campbell, Liam Gearon, and Yvonne Sherwood.

How?Aims and purpose

 The conference included opportunities for discussion, debate and constructive consideration of how to address the decline in biblical awareness.

Why?

Biblical literacy may be on the wane, but the Bible's influence on our culture is not. It is present in our politics and poetry, our newspapers and everyday communication.  The case for biblical literacy  
 

~King James Project