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Time and place: Apr. 30, 2021 12:00 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

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.

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Time and place: Apr. 30, 2021 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Zoom

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.

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Time and place: Apr. 19, 2021 3:30 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

Migration challenges what it means to be a member and who is entitled to call themselves citizens. Migration, however, also challenges what it means to claim rights and what kind of human, social and legal dignity mobile people are in their right to claim.

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Time and place: Mar. 26, 2021 12:00 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

David Stiles-Ocran will defend his doctoral dissertation: “Constructing A Heterotopic Christian Social Practice In Ghana”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.

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Time and place: Mar. 26, 2021 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Zoom

Exploring liberative notions of diaconia and Christian Social Practice from the perspective of the Global South

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The lecture: Colourful Beauties: What the polychromy of funerary portraits can reveal about dress and appearance in ancient Palmyra is presented by Dr. Cecilie Brøns, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Time and place: Nov. 27, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The lecture: Guests, Gods, Heroes and Heirarchs: The Fragrant Few of Mycenaean Pylos is presented by Dr. Mary Jane Cuyler, MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society, Oslo, Norway

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Time and place: Nov. 13, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The lecture: Masculinity and beauty in Mesopotamia is presented by Dr. Omar N’Shea, Senior Lecturer, University of Malta

Poster for the booklaunch with information about time and place for the seminar!
Time and place: Nov. 6, 2020 5:00 PM7:00 PM, Online Seminar - Zoom

New perspectives on Luther and Philosophy, including critical receptions of Luther and the Reformation in contemporary philosophy, has been a topic of considerable discussion over the last years.

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Time and place: Oct. 30, 2020 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Domus Theologica, U214

Due to corona-related travel restrictions the Mowinckel lecture and Mowinckel seminar have been postponed until the fall of 2021. A new date will be announced as soon as possible.

 

The first part of the lecture proposes a brief presentation of the recent scholarly discussion about the Abraham narrative, pointing out that pre-priestly traditions can only be identified in quite a few texts, which can hardly be read as a cohesive narrative.  Based on literary and historical observations.

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Time and place: Oct. 30, 2020 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Domus Theologica

Due to corona-related travel restrictions the Mowinckel lecture and Mowinckel seminar have been postponed until the fall of 2021. A new date will be announced as soon as possible.

 

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.

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Time and place: Oct. 23, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The lecture: Gender and Beauty in the Hebrew Bible is presented by Dr. Hanna Tervanotko, McMaster University, Canada

Time and place: Oct. 19, 2020 9:00 AMOct. 22, 2020 5:00 PM, Scandic Sjølyst/ Zoom

A seminar for PhD studens within the fields of the Humanities, Law and Theology. The seminar is free of charge, and travel expenses will be covered. The application deadline is September 1, 2020.

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Time and place: Oct. 9, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World.

The lecture: Goddesses as Exemplars for the Beauty and Power of Neo-Assyrian Queens is presented by Dr. Amy Gansell, St. John’s University, New York City, USA

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Time and place: Sep. 11, 2020 12:00 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

Gladys Ekone Wang will defend her doctoral dissertation: “Childlessness in Marriage among the Bakossi Community in Cameroon: An African Feminist Contextual Pastoral Theology of Procreation”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.

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Time and place: Sep. 11, 2020 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Zoom

"Contextual African Bible Hermeneutics: A critical assessment of aspects related to gender and culture."

The Garden of Eden with the Creation of Eve. Painting by Jan Brueghel the Younger
Time and place: Sep. 1, 2020 3:00 PM5:30 PM, Zoom-seminar

In the scriptural traditions of the three ‘Abrahamic’ religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, nature is created by God. Nature as divine creation and human beings’ use and maintenance of it have played an important role in these three religious traditions from ancient times until today, and it has impacted the theological and ethical thinking, and religious practice of these three monotheistic religions.

Bergen brygge
Time and place: June 15, 2020 12:00 PMJune 18, 2020 5:00 PM, University of Bergen

A seminar for PhD studens within the fields of the Humanities, Law and Theology. The seminar is free of charge, and travel expenses will be covered. This seminar is postponed and will instead be held October 19-23, 2020 in Oslo.

Adam og Eva i paradis. Maleri av Jan Brueghel de Oude
Time and place: May 12, 2020 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Zoom-seminar

In the scriptural traditions of the three ‘Abrahamic’ religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, nature is created by God. Nature as divine creation and human beings’ use and maintenance of it have played an important role in these three religious traditions from ancient times until today, and it has impacted the theological and ethical thinking, and religious practice of these three monotheistic religions.

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Time and place: Mar. 30, 2020 3:30 PMApr. 2, 2020 9:00 PM, Norwegian Institute at Athens

A seminar for PhD students within the fields of Humanities, Theology, and Law. The seminar is in Athens, free of charge, and travel expenses will be covered.  This seminar is postponed and will be held in March 2021.

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Time and place: Mar. 20, 2020 9:00 AM12:00 PM, Domus Theologica, U40

This seminar is postponed until further notice!

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Time and place: Mar. 19, 2020 10:00 AM3:30 PM, Gamle Festsal

This event has been cancelled to prevent spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). NORDHOST is marking the end of the project period with a closing conference about hospitality in the affluent Nordics. What do migration and mobility look like – when seen from the South?

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Time and place: Mar. 3, 2020 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

The architecture of the Constantinian Church of the Holy Sepulchre was both a receptacle for Jesus tradition as well as a vehicle for the transmission of ideological interpretations of that tradition and the person that it commemorated. It was a bifocal complex, incorporating the traditional sites of Golgotha and the tomb of Jesus in its layout.

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Time and place: Feb. 13, 2020 12:00 PM4:00 PM, Auditorium U40, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Sven Thore Kloster will defend his doctoral dissertation: "Towards an Agonistic Theology. A Political Reading of the Concepts of Tradition in the Christian Theologies of Gerhard Ebeling and Kathryn Tanner," for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.

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Time and place: Feb. 13, 2020 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Auditorium U40, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

"The Contribution of Agonistic Theology to Contemporary Ecclesiology."