Small coin, big politics
Dec. 21, 2016 2:59 PM
Situated on the coast of present-day Lebanon, the ancient Phoenician city-state of Sidon was in the middle of the crossfire between the Persians, Greeks and Egyptians. A small lump of metal became an important part of their political and economic balancing act.
The Nag Hammadi Codices were made by monks
Jan. 12, 2016 12:37 PM
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.
Unpacking Nordic Protestantism
Dec. 8, 2014 10:26 AM
The faculty of Theology has launched two new major research projects. Both aims to shed new light over the distinct version of protestant religion in the Nordic countries and its relation to society at large.
Guest lecture with Leif E. Vaage: Divine Judgment and the Violence of the Law in the Gospel of Matthew
May 22, 2018 2:00 PM
Professor Leif E. Vaage is the second lecturer in the new series Oslo Lectures in New Testament and Early Christian Studies. Vaage is Professor of New Testament at Emmanuel college of Victoria University in the University of Toronto.
The Tenth Nordic Patristics Meeting: Monasticism
Aug. 13, 2018 12:00 AM
From its inception in 1981, the Nordic Patristics Meeting has become an important academic tradition for scholars and students working in the field of Early Christian Studies in the Nordic countries. August 13–15, 2018, Nordic scholars will again convene for the meeting's tenth installment, this time hosted by the University of Oslo at beautiful Lysebu just outside Oslo city centre for three days of papers on the topic of monasticism.