Distinguished Visiting Speaker series

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photo of Garrick Allen
Time and place: Oct. 19, 2022 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica

Are There Ancient Editions of Paul's Letters? The Euthalian Apparatus as a Storehouse of Tradition.

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Time and place: Oct. 19, 2022 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Room 305, Domus Theologica

What does it mean to read 'a Bible'? Change as an Essential Ingredient of the New Testament

Dorothea Erbele-Küster. Photo
Time: Oct. 27, 2023 10:00 AM11:30 AM

According to biblical texts, our relationship to the world, to others, to God and to ourselves is anchored in our human corporality and vulnerability. The lecture explores the fundamental role of the body for conceptualizing the anthropology of the Hebrew Bible. Insights from cultural anthropology and also phenomenological philosophy will be considered.

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Time: Oct. 27, 2023 1:00 PM3:00 PM

The wordplay Po/et(h)ics captures the interrelatedness of ethics and aesthetics. Dorothea Erbele-Küster shall explain this concept along the lines of Psalm 34 by emphasizing the role sensory perceptions and emotions play in the text and in the reception process. 

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Time and place: Oct. 29, 2021 1:00 PM3:00 PM, Domus Theologica, U214

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.

Professor Thomas Römer. Photo
Time and place: Oct. 29, 2021 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica

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. 14, 2021 11:00 AM12:00 PM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blinderveien 9

Ass. Prof. Petra Carlsson Redell, Stockholm School of Theology will give this years Aasta Hansteen Lecture on Gender and Religion

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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.

Professor Thomas Römer. Photo
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.

Photo of Amy-Jill Levine
Time and place: Nov. 7, 2019 1:30 PM3:30 PM, Domus Theologica, U305

Jesus tells husbands to leave their wives, praises men who make themselves eunuchs for the Kingdom of Heaven, never marries, and fathers no children. He forbids divorce; he condemns lust.  

Photo of Amy-Jill Levine
Time and place: Nov. 7, 2019 9:30 AM11:30 AM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Christian preaching and teaching often presents Judaism as xenophobic, legalistic and obsessed with ritual purity, elitist and money-loving, militaristic, and misogynist.

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Time and place: Nov. 1, 2018 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Domus Theologica, Room U214

In this seminar, Gudme considers how a detailed study of hospitality in a Mediterranean-type society, such as the Hebrew Bible, can help contemplate hospitality and reception of strangers in contemporary Scandinavia.

Time and place: Nov. 1, 2018 11:15 AM12:00 PM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica

This lecture explores the relationship between hospitality and violence in the Hebrew Bible and it examines the role, function and literary use of hospitality in these texts.

Time and place: Sep. 4, 2018 11:00 AM12:15 PM, Learning center, TF Library, Domus Theologica

Professors Janet R. Walton and Claudio Carvalhaes, Union Theological Seminary, New York, give the 7th Aasta Hansteen Lecture on Gender and Religion:

"We are all strangers. Rehearsing another way of being in the world through worship"

Time and place: Feb. 14, 2018 10:00 AM3:00 PM, Auditorium U40, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Brigitte Kalh is Professor in the New Testament at Union Theological Seminary, New York.