Shedding new light on Paul’s use of “sarx”
June 25, 2020 4:48 PM
The first Christians were in a major transition towards a new identity. In a new EU funded project, Linda Joelsson will investigate how Paul uses the term “sarx” when their new, collective identity is established.
RSP Podcast on Recent Volume on Aniconism
Apr. 7, 2020 10:54 PM
Judaism, Christianity and Islam are often presumed to be image-unfriendly. Professor Terje Stordalen from Oslo and Professor Birgit Meyer from Utrecht challenges these conceptions in a podcast by The Religious Studies Project, where they are interviewed about their latest book.
Four new international PhD fellows
Feb. 28, 2020 12:19 PM
This February, four new PhD fellows arrived at the faculty. With projects spanning from Chaplaincy and the ethics of organ donation to Liturgical Psalters and 15th century pneumatology, these four new faculty members will contribute to the diverse and interdisciplinary profile of the Faculty of Theology.
See Lord Greens guest lecture: East, West and the Search for Universal Values
Feb. 6, 2020 4:45 PM
Stephen Green has lived in different continents. He has worked as an international banker and as British Trade Minister. He is a Member of the House of Lords and an ordained Priest in the Church of England. His unique range of experience inspired him to develop pertinent perspectives on the relationship between Europe and Asia. In this talk he offers challenging reflections on religion, politics, economics and sustainability as well as on the ever increasing urbanisation of human life today.
Interview: Negotiating the border between religion and culture at Christmas time in Scandinavia
Dec. 19, 2019 11:55 AM
Schools and TV programmes are important in shaping children and communities. In the Nordic countries, schools and broadcasters are frequently tasked with presenting cultural heritage to the public – particularly at Christmas time. Is cultural heritage exclusively Lutheran in Denmark and Norway? How do headteachers and broadcasters decide what is simply 'culture', and what is too religious for a broader public? How are new citizens expected to react to cultural heritage in the Nordics?