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Four facts about our postgrad programme that might surprise you

How much do you know about Trinity’s postgraduate research programme? We’ve had exciting advances and growth in this area in recent years at the college that include new technology, new opportunities for students, and a growing community of scholars who hope their research will impact the Church.   #1 Our growing postgrad community hails from […]

Love ye therefore the stranger

“Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt”. –Deuteronomy 10.12-11.1 Last week I travelled by train from London to my home in Bristol, having attended one of the Queen’s Garden Parties. The train was late, it was crowded, and there was a lot of stress in the air. The […]

Moving toward a more contemplative life

Trinity alumnus Paul Bradbury has recently written Stepping Into Grace, a book born out of his experience in pioneering mission. Using the narrative thread of the story of Jonah, the book argues for a ministry rooted in grace and more contemplative living—so that who we are becoming in Christ provides a foundation for our participation […]

Peace Feast

As part of their training, all of Trinity’s ordinands serve in a 20-hour community placement, in addition to their church placements. Ordinand John White served his community placement last year with the organisation Bridges for Communities, which offers training for those who want to become bridge-builders in their local communities. John reflects below on the […]

Listen: NT Wright on The Royal Revolution

At the end of June, Trinity’s annual postgraduate research conference welcomed NT Wright as this year’s senior scholar. In addition to his interaction with students during the conference week, Prof Wright gave a public lecture one evening on the topic of his newest book, The Royal Revolution: Fresh Perspectives on the Cross. For those who […]

New: Foundation Award programme

Do you live in the Bristol area, and want to learn more about the Bible to deepen your Christian life and enhance your Christian ministry? Validated by Durham University, Trinity’s new Foundation Award can be completed in one or two years of part-time Tuesday evening classes. Foundation Award students can choose modules from those offered […]

End-of-term celebration slideshow

On Friday, 19 May 2017, the college community celebrated the end of the academic year together. The Student Exec organised a Summer Fete for the entire community on the front lawn, complete with Sumo suits, a bouncy castle, an ice cream van and candy floss machine, and an afternoon of sports day events and inter-pastoral […]

Meet our chaplains

This last academic year, we have introduced three new chaplains into the college community. Each chaplain is in college once a week, but can meet up with students at other times as well. They offer a listening, impartial ear to students, as well as a willingness to pray with and for them, whether students are […]

Listen: ‘A New Heaven and a New Earth’

Earlier this month, Dr J Richard Middleton, who is Professor of Biblical Worldview and Exegesis at Northeastern Seminary in New York, came to Trinity to participate in our postgraduate students’ research seminar and also to offer a public lecture in the evening. He is author of numerous books and articles, including (with Brian Walsh) The […]

Living in the ‘bigness’ of God

Over the last several months, I’ve really become hyper-aware of the bigness of God, and that is what has prompted me to remind others of this hardly novel concept. If I ever speak or write things for anyone other than my immediate circle, it’s either because I’m oddly convicted of something that I think God […]

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This blog hosts a wide collection of voices, some from within the Trinity community and others from beyond it. Although all opinions are each author’s own and cannot necessarily be considered to represent Trinity’s position, our prayer is that you will be inspired, informed, challenged and grown through all your engagement with the learning and reflections of our bloggers.

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