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Gender binaries, Christian spirituality and the Bible
PhD student and pastor Shanon Ferguson's theological research into non-binary gender - 'Transgression, transfiguration, transcendence' - and the impact of gender views on the individual and the church.
Communal learning and pedagogy in contemporary Christian community
Clare Watkins and Sue Miller present a theological action research project on forming collaborative learning communities for discipleship and mission in contemporary Methodist Church practices and understanding.
Leadership in Methodist schools: Headteachers, Chaplains and Methodist ministers
Anthony Thorpe and Sue Miller present research into the concept and discourse of leadership in the context of Methodist schools and colleges in England.
Studying the management of religious and faith-based organisations – where to go
Malcolm Torry presents an overview of a anticipated project looking at courses, research opportunities and literature on the topic of the management of religious and other faith-based organisations.
The pedagogical challenges of teaching ministerial theology to students from non-traditional community churches
Details of a project proposed by Richard Burgess, Mark Garner, Daniel Eshun and Anthony Thorpe to examine ministerial theological programmes seeking to widen participation for BAME and mature students
Reverse Missionaries: Migration, Theology and Cultural Change in the British Methodist Church
Details of a project proposed by Lia Dong Shimada exploring the case study of Methodist ministers who have migrated from Southern Africa, creating new expressions of Methodist culture, theology and practice in Britain.
Details of a research project by Lia Dong Shimada and Christopher Stephens looking at how demographic data is collected for monitoring purposes and seeking to develop more relevant and culturally sensitive approaches.
Resources project related to diversity
Information about SWF's project to compile a library of statements, publications and resources addressing questions of diversity.
Cultural diversity and Methodist circuit ministry
A research project by Ermal Kirby identifying how cultural background influences ministry and relationships in circuits.