• Ruth Through CATS Eyes

    A piece written by our dear friend, Alec Gilmore, who has lectured several generations of ‘CATs’ – our Certificate in Applied Theology students. Here he is reflecting on one of the assignments the CATs have worked on together. Enjoy! An experiment in using music to add a new dimension to biblical interpretation. Music as Midrash Helen Leneman, an independent scholar and cantor, in a paper entitled ‘Music and Librettos as Midrash: a New Methodology’[i], develops the idea of music as midrash, with particular reference to the Book of Ruth, inviting scholars to address the sort of questions rarely addressed by biblical scholars and preachers but which have to be tackled…

  • Alumni news

    An exciting piece of news about our alumna, Revd Amy Butler, who is a search committee’s candidate to be the next senior minister at Riverside Church in New York City, one of the most prominent congregations in the US – click here for more. Thanks to Curtis Freeman and Nancy Lively for sending us the news!

  • Coming for a Farewell

    Dear friends of IBTS, Our times at the beautiful Prague campus are inevitably coming to the end. To say farewell, we will be once again holding our traditional Graduation Service. This will take place on Friday 30th May, and we would like to invite you – our students, alumni, faculty members, staff, volunteers, supporters, friends … – to take part! It will be the last occasion to celebrate another successful year and the academic achievements of our students here in Prague, and it would be lovely to have as many of IBTS friends present as possible. Do come to be part of this last festive gathering, to meet your friends,…