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Religion in the 21st Century
Current Projects
The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception

Published by De Gruyter, The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception is a major project, which will run to some 30 volumes when finally completed. It deals with the reception history of Bible -- where it has gone, how it has been used, and what movements and organisations it has influenced.

George Chryssides is Area Editor for "New Christian Churches and Movements"

Fourteen volumes have now been published, and are available both in hardback and online. For further information, and details about free trial access,
please click here.


George Chryssides 2017
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Last updated 18 April 2017
The British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR)

George Chryssides became an Honorary Member of the BASR in 2009. He convened the Ethics Working Party of the Association of University Departments of Theology and Religious Studies (AUDTRS - now subsumed under the Higher Education Academy), and which was accepted by the BASR.

The Framework of Professional Practice, published in 2005, can be accessed by clicking on this link.

A series of short articles, offering guidance to Early Career Scholars, appeared in editions of the BASR Bulletin between 2013 and 2016, on the following themes, and can be accessed through the links below.

1. Writing a conference paper

2. Getting your book published

3. Publishing your article

4. Writing book reviews

5. Surviving your viva

6. Job seeking

7. Your first appointment

8. Writing an abstract