In the past, scholars have often considered apocryphal writings in Coptic as a relatively marginal phenomenon in Egyptian Christianity. However, there is much to suggest that these writings were of great importance to the Christian population of Egypt. A new research project will shed new light on nearly 1,000 years of dramatic changes in Egyptian religion and society.
Situating Contextual Bible Study in the landscape of Critical Biblical Hermeneutics: Drinking from the wells of scholarship offered by African Women's Theologians and insights from African Biblical Hermeneutics.
Meshack Edward Njinga will defend his doctoral dissertation: “The Kingdom of God and the Poor: The Bible Reading of the Economically Underprivileged Christians in Tanzania”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.
Florian Graz new addition to the APOCRYPHA-project
A deep fascination for human history led Florian Graz to study Coptology. Now he is starting as a doctoral research fellow connected to professor Hugo Lundhaug’s APOCRYPHA-project.
Mattias Skat Sommer new postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Theology
From the spring semester 2021, Mattias Skat Sommer will work as a postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Theology. During the course of three years, he will investigate the history of religious toleration in early modern Schleswig-Holstein.
Kaia S. Rønsdal new associate professor at the Faculty of Theology
December 1st is Kaia S. Rønsdal's first day as an associate professor in Leadership, Dialogue and Care in Plural Contexts. She looks forward to work with students who offer insights from lived experiences outside academia.
For PhD students within the fields of theology, the humanities and law.
This research school offers research seminars, student seminars, mobility grants, and interdisciplinary research networks.
- New knowledge about the Nordic model
- Large interdisciplinary research effort
The Faculty of Theology hosts the research group NORDHOST (Nordic hospitalities in a context of migration and refugee crisis), and participates in The Public Sphere and Freedom of Expression in the Nordic Countries, 1815-1900