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The 32nd Annual British New Testament Conference

06 - 08 September, 2012

King’s College London has the honour of hosting the BNTC 2012. This annual conference brings together scholars from across the United Kingdom to explore various areas of research pertaining to the New Testament. The conference is divided into seminar groups and plenary sessions featuring this year’s keynote speakers:

  • Andrew Clarke
  • James Crossley
  • Anthony Thiselton (Graham Stanton Memorial Lecture)

Main plenary sessions

These will be delivered by the keynote speakers, as well as a panel discussion.


  • Jesus (James Crossley)
  • Johannine Literature (Susan Miller and Pete Phillips)
  • Social World of the New Testament (Lloyd Pietersen)
  • New Testament: Use and Influence (John Lyons)
  • Paul (Peter Oakes and Sarah Whittle)
  • Book of Acts (Matthew Sleeman and Steve Walton)
  • Synoptic Gospels (Andy Angel and Bridget Gilfillan Upton)
  • Book of Revelation (Ian Paul and Simon Woodman)
  • NT and Second Temple Judaism (James Davila and Darrell Hannah)

Conference programme

pdfDownload the BNTC 2012 booklet (pdf)

NB Please note that this is a draft, and subject to change.


Attendance at the conference is open to all who:

  • Teach New Testament (or a cognate discipline) at a recognized HEI;
  • Hold a doctorate in the area of New Testament;
  • Those involved in postgraduate research in New Testament at doctoral or masters level;
  • Have previously been in attendance at the Society's annual conference;
  • By special permission of the committee, for one year only in the first instance, to someone who has made a recognized published contribution to New Testament studies.


Invitations may be extended to PhD students with a specialist interest in NT studies. They are advised to contact the conference organizers.


Limited spaces are still available to be booked online via the KCL estore

Accommodation is in Stamford Street Apartments, single rooms (en-suite shower), directly opposite the campus. Please note that there are no parking facilities available, but that the campus is only a minute’s walk from London Waterloo Station and within easy reach of public transport.

Conference Correspondence Address

Davina Grojnowski
Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Seminar-hopping is strongly discouraged at the BNTC.

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