The provenance of the Nag Hammadi Codices has been a point of contention among scholars ever since they were discovered in Upper Egypt in 1945. A new book strongly supports the hypothesis that they were manufactured and read by Christian monks in the fourth and fifth centuries.
The Transcontinental PhD seminar for Theology and Religion support student protests in South Africa
This fall, South African students mounted large protests after the government proposed an increase in tuition fees. "This is a struggle for the right to equal education", says professor Trygve Wyller. He collaborates with South African researchers directly affected by the protests.
Anders Runesson new professor in the New Testament
After 12 years in Canada, Anders Runesson has returned to Scandinavia. This summer, he started in his new position as professor in the New Testament at the Faculty of Theology.
A national research school in textual interpretation, ATTR offers specialised interdisciplinary training for PhD students within the Humanities, Law, and Theology. Within and across these areas of study, ATTR focuses on the methods, processes, and history of the interpretation of texts that have been or are perceived of as authoritative in distinct social and institutional settings.