Taking research onto the streets

Myrto Theocharous

Dr Myrto Theocharous asks me to imagine if God had a business card, what it would say. “When I introduce myself I say, ‘I’m Myrto Theocharous and I’m a Professor of Old Testament.’ When God introduces himself to Israel he says, ‘I am the anti-slavery God.’ “This theme comes up constantly in the Old Testament…

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Making a Cultural Connection

Becoming a Christian when nobody else in your family is a Christian can be difficult whatever your culture, but for Chinese believers there is an additional hurdle. Chinese communities have a strong tradition of ancestor worship, under which the living are responsible for caring for their relatives after death. Parents whose children become Christians often…

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Taiwanese Langham Scholar ‘inspired’ by 6-months of UK study

Shirley Ho

This year, Langham enabled a Taiwanese Scholar to spend valuable months writing a contextual book on Proverbs. Langham Scholar Shirley Ho divided her six months between Tyndale House and Ridley Hall (Cambridge) and Wycliffe Hall (Oxford). Shirley reported that there were “excellent and complete resources and books” at these “inspiring” UK libraries. She completed a…

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PhD teachers use study room at Tyndale House

Langham Partnership is committed to the teaching of teachers and pastors. That’s why we’re investing in lecturers at Majority World seminaries who teach PhD students. It is vital for those who teach on doctoral programmes to keep their own research and writing up to date. This enables them to guide students working at the cutting-edge of…

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‘Stay at Tyndale House motivates and inspires’

Langham Scholar Sofanit Abebe, from Ethiopia, is currently studying for a PhD at Edinburgh University. In October last year, she spent three weeks at Tyndale House in Cambridge, making use of Langham’s permanent study room there. During her stay, Sofanit focussed on writing and researching for a new chapter in her dissertation. She is looking at a…

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Tyndale House reaches beyond academic confines

Langham Partnership has a permanent ensuite study bedroom at Tyndale House, Cambridge, for exclusive use by Langham Scholars. Tyndale House boasts a world-renowned library, and a superb academic community in which Scholars can complete their studies. And its work goes further than the limits of academia. The principal Dr Peter Williams spoke recently at the Forum of…

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One step closer to PhD after Tyndale House stay

Emad Botros

Langham Scholar Emad Botros very much appreciates Langham’s support, which allowed him to stay at Tyndale House in Cambridge for three weeks. Read his encouraging report: This was my first time in Cambridge, and to Tyndale House. The first impression you get while there is that it is a historical and an inspiring place, where…

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‘Tyndale House is a fantastic place’

Gift Mtukwa

Langham Scholar Gift Mtukwa from Zimbabwe is studying at Nazarene Theological College, an affiliated college of the University of Manchester. For two months earlier this year, Gift stayed at Tyndale House in Cambridge to work on his PhD. His time coincided with the UK and Europe Langham Scholars consultation in Cambridge. Gift gave this report: “The first…

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Scholar says Tyndale House stay ‘very helpful’ for research

Langham Partnership has joined Tyndale House in Cambridge to secure a permanent ensuite study room exclusively for Langham Scholars. One student who has recently benefitted from staying at this world-renowned library is Joey Tan. “It’s a very good place to do research” Joey Tan, from Malaysia, is studying the topic of contextualised preaching at Spurgeon’s…

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‘I was truly privileged to stay at Tyndale House’

Langham Scholar Oboletswe Matlhaope is studying for a PhD at North West University, South Africa, and is from Botswana. From September to December last year, Oboletswe stayed at Tyndale House, Cambridge, in Langham’s dedicated bed-sitting study room. He is so grateful for his time there, and has expressed his “deepest gratitude” for being able to study…

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