Research news and events

Research news

  • muslim-pilgrims-praying-ajvatovica-photo-sara-kuehn-660 Growing number of Muslim pilgrims in Europe June 15, 2018 4:21 PM

    Pilgrimages have become more popular all over the world in recent years. New pilgrimage sites are emerging and in Europe Muslims and Christians are visiting each other’s pilgrimage sites.

  • sidonshekelfig-15a-507 Small coin, big politics Dec. 21, 2016 2:59 PM

    Situated on the coast of present-day Lebanon, the ancient Phoenician city-state of Sidon was in the middle of the crossfire between the Persians, Greeks and Egyptians. A small lump of metal became an important part of their political and economic balancing act.

  • nag-hammadi-codex-ii-coptic-museum-cairo-507-2 The Nag Hammadi Codices were made by monks Jan. 12, 2016 12:37 PM

    The provenance of the Nag Hammadi Codices has been a point of contention among scholars ever since they were discovered in Upper Egypt in 1945. A new book strongly supports the hypothesis that they were manufactured and read by Christian monks in the fourth and fifth centuries.

Research events

  • lord-stephen-green-300 Open seminar with Lord Stephen Green Jan. 28, 2020 2:00 PM

    You are warmly invited to attend the Systematic Theology research group seminar with Stephen (Lord) Green. The seminar will focus on his recently published book: The Human Odessey: East, West and the Search for Universal Values

  • lord-stephen-green-300 Guest lecture with Lord Stephen Green: East, West and the Search for Universal Values Jan. 29, 2020 10:00 AM

    Stephen Green has been a celebrated contributor to contemporary debates and international conversations on cultural, geopolitical, religious and environmental issues that face the increasingly connected and urbanized peoples of Europe and Asia.

  • sven-thore-kloster-lite-bilde Public defence: Sven Thore Kloster Feb. 13, 2020 12:00 PM

    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.