Nazarene Theological College (Manchester, UK) is currently accepting applications for an academic post. The post is open to candidates with specialism in Church History, Historical Theology, Theology or a combination of the three (closing date: 12 Jan. 2015). For details visit the NTC website.
The MWRC is pleased to announce the launch of a new Joint Visiting Fellowship with the John Rylands Research Institute aimed to promote research in the Methodist and Wesleyan traditions. The Fellowship offers accommodation and a stipend for up to six weeks. Applications for the summer 2015 Fellowship are due by 15 December. Full details can be found at: http://www.jrri.manchester.ac.uk/opportunities/manchester-wesley-research/
The MWRC would like to congratulate Junior Fellows who completed their doctorates at The University of Manchester/Nazarene Theological College during the 2013-14 academic year. In Wesley Studies and Theology: Hunter Cummings, Christine Johnson, Josh McNall, and Jerome Van Kuiken; and and in Biblical Studies: Chris Foster. Click here for details about their work.
The 'George Whitefield at 300' conference took place at Pembroke College, Oxford in June 2014. The conference brought together 60 scholars to share and discuss the fruits of their research on Whitefield's life, context, and legacy. More than 40 papers were presented by scholars from the UK, Germany, the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand. For a news story on the conference, click here, and for a blog recap of the conference, click here.