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.
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.
Diana Edelman new professor in the Old Testament
After spending most of her career in the USA and England, Diana Edelman came to Norway in the summer of 2014. After a one-year project at the Center for Advanced Study in Oslo, she started in her new position at the Faculty of Theology on the 1st of July.
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.