The Oslo Lectures in New Testament and Early Christian Studies proudly presents Dr. Chris Keith, Research Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at St Mary's University, Twickenham and Research Professor of Theology at The University of Notre Dame Autralia.
Dr. Hanna Tervanotko from McMaster University in Canada visits the Research Group, Biblical Texts, Cultures and Receptions.
Thunder, Voice, and Fire: Ephemeral Archives, Sonic Residues, and a Virgin's Visions in Late Antiquity
A webinar with Kim Haines-Eitzen.
Tonje Baugerud will defend her doctoral dissertation: “Borderland Bodies: Being and Becoming Hijabi in Contemporary Oslo”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.
"Conceptual and empirical reflections on the migration histories, settlement patterns, demographics and contested politics experienced and negotiated by Muslims in Norway in general and Oslo in particular."
Arne Naess' work and his philosophy, Deep Ecology, kick-started a global movement that put Nordic culture on the environmental map. What is his legacy today, and does it still have bearing in the epoch of the Anthropocene? Join us for a lively conversation around climate change, Nordic responses - and uncertainty. With Knut Ivar Bjørlykhaug and Martin Lee Müller, chaired by Gunnar Gjermundsen.
Helena Schmidt will defend her doctoral dissertation: “Eating No-Bodies: The paradox of disembodied hospitality. Looking through the meal lens at diaconal hospitality and embodied citizenship in Oslo”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.
"Researcher as Citizen: Embodiment, acts, and mobility in diaconal spaces of hospitality"
Opening Lecture by professor Sivert Angel.
Eir Andreas Ihlang Berg will defend their doctoral dissertation: “Becoming Queer Christians in Indecency. Exploring Queer Theologies of Peripheries”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.
What is theology? The relationship between systematic, practical and queer theologies.
Kaja Hagen will defend her doctoral dissertation: ““O holy cross, you are all our help and comfort”. Wonderworking Crosses and Crucifixes in Late Medieval and Early Modern Norway.”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.
"The Power of Sacred Objects in Late Medieval and Early Modern Norway"
The present global pandemic alters people’s lives in a wide range of ways. It also alters the religious landscape in novel and unpredictable manners.
In this seminar, Simone Kotva will be presenting work-in-progress from her book on mysticism and ecology, which focuses on case studies taken from the controversial tradition of early modern Enthusiasm and non-conformist spirituality, especially the work of Jeanne Guyon.
Lived religion is by now an established field in religious studies. Foregrounding experience as the central analytical key for understanding, interpreting and living religion, the field of lived religion comprises of multiple approaches and methodologies as well as a wide variety of topics.
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 a few texts, which can hardly be read as a cohesive narrative. This presentation is based on literary and historical observations.
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.
Ass. Prof. Petra Carlsson Redell, Stockholm School of Theology will give this years Aasta Hansteen Lecture on Gender and Religion
Opening Lecture by professor Marianne Bjelland Kartzow: "Feelings, fiction and fake: Books and rumors of books in book religions."