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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.

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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: 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.