IBR Research Groups are specially designed to gather a community of scholars to study one particular topic for three or more years. Non-members are warmly welcomed to visit IBR Research Groups and we encourage members to commit to one group across multiple years.
Biblical Theology & Hermeneutics
- Theology, Hermeneutics, and Biblical Interpretation
- History of Biblical Interpretation
- The Relationship between the OT and the NT
- Crosscurrents in Majority World and Minority Theology
- Asian-American Biblical Interpretation: Evangelical Voices
- Biblical Violence
- Linguistics and the Biblical Text
- Scripture, Hermeneutics, and the Middle East
- Inductive Study of Scripture
About Research Groups
How They Work
Research Groups run for an initial three-year period, allowing participants to consider topics from various perspectives. Each group elects how best to approach their topic of interest and not every group issues a call for papers in any given year. The conveners may engage invited papers, panel discussions, or other avenues to best engage a topic. Often, a group’s work is published.
Can I attend a group if I’m not an IBR member?
Yes! All are welcome.
Can I visit multiple groups at the Annual Meeting?
It’s possible, but a little tricky since most Research Groups meet at the same time.
Can I participate if a group has started its 3-year run?
Yes! Initially, you might want to visit several groups before settling with one group over its multi-year run.