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The Department of Theology and Religious Studies is pleased to welcome Professor Helen Bond (University of Edinburgh) to give the annual Ethel M. Wood Lecture.

The lecture is titled: Life Writing and the Fall of Jerusalem: Mark's Gospel in its Historical and Literary Context

The lecture will take place in the Great Hall from 5:30pm until 7pm, and will be followed by a reception in the Terrace Cafe from 7pm until 8pm.

Great Hall, King's Building, King's College London, Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS

All are welcome. Tickets are free, but booking is essential.

Helen Bond specialises in early Christian Gospels, the historical Jesus, characters in the Gospel traditions, and the social and political context of Second Temple Judaism and the early Christian movement. Her extensive publications include most recently, The First Biography of Jesus: Genre and Meaning in Mark’s Gospel (2020) and Women Remembered: Jesus’ Female Disciples (2022, written with Joan Taylor). She is well-known for her public engagement work, which includes many contributions to TV documentaries and programmes. She co-hosts the weekly podcast Biblical Time Machine.

Event details

Great Hall
King's Building
Strand Campus, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS