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.
Ass. Prof. Petra Carlsson Redell, Stockholm School of Theology will give this years Aasta Hansteen Lecture on Gender and Religion
The lecture will focus on the importance of the Ark (of God, of Yhwh, of the Covenant) in the Hebrew Bible and more specifically on the so-called Ark narrative in the books of Samuel.
The APOCRYPHA-project is growing
Roxanne Bélanger Sarrazin starts as a postdoctoral fellow at the Faculty of Theology in August. ‘I am looking forward to start working at the faculty and to be part of the APOCRYPHA-project,’ she says.
New associate professor in the field of religion and society
Jens Köhrsen is joining the Faculty of Theology as an associate professor from July 1. ‘With its Religion and Society degrees, the faculty offers programmes that raise highly relevant questions around the relationship between religion and the broader society’, Köhrsen says.
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.
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