Bible expert to give Sheffield lectures

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THE Bishop of Sheffield’s annual Shrove Tuesday Lectures will this year be delivered by Dr Paula Gooder, a freelance writer and lecturer in Biblical Studies.

She will deliver her lectures at the Victoria Hall Methodist Mission, Norfolk Street, Sheffield city centre, on Tuesday.

Dr Gooder is canon theologian of Birmingham and Guildford cathedrals, lay canon at Salisbury Cathedral, a visiting lecturer at King’s College, London, associate lecturer at London’s St Mellitus College and theological adviser to the Bible Society, as well as a Church of England reader and General Synod member.

Dr Gooder will also be delivering a lecture at the exhibition space in Sheffield University’s new Jessop West building on Monday.