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Time and place: June 21, 2019 12:00 PM4:00 PM, The library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Kari Zakariassen  will defend her doctoral dissertation: ""My People Consult Their Tree…" Human-Divine Interaction in Arboreal Spaces in the Ancient Levant" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) at the Faculty of Theology.

Time and place: June 21, 2019 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

"The Book of Chronicles: Rewritten History?"

Time and place: June 3, 2019 2:00 PMJune 7, 2019 2:00 PM, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway

This seminar focuses on questions of orality in relation to authoritative texts and traditions. It will take place under the midnight sun at the Arctic University of Norway  in Tromsø. The seminar is open to PhD students within the fields of the Humanities, Law and Theology. The seminar is free of charge, and travel expenses will be covered. Registration is open until April 28, 2019.

Time and place: Mar. 18, 2019 9:30 AMMar. 21, 2019 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. 

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Time and place: Mar. 15, 2019 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Domus Theologica. Room U214

A pioneer of Christian monasticism in the 3rd and 4th centuries, St. Antony was highly influential, not least through the highly popular Life of St. Antony written by Athanasius of Alexandria. Inspired by this text, Jerome decided to write a rival biography focusing on another early monk, St. Paul the Hermit

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Time and place: Feb. 28, 2019 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Domus Theologica, U40

Lecture tittle: Introduction to the course “Texts from Deuteronomy”.The lecture should include historical and theological perspectives. 

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Time and place: Feb. 27, 2019 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Domus Theologica, U214

Lecture tittle: Introduction to the course “Texts from Deuteronomy”.The lecture should include historical and theological perspectives. 

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Time and place: Feb. 27, 2019 9:15 AM10:00 AM, Domus Theologica, U214

Lecture tittle: Introduction to the course “Texts from Deuteronomy”.The lecture should include historical and theological perspectives. 

Time and place: Feb. 6, 2019 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Teologisk Bibliotek

It is two years since the inauguration of Donald as the president of the United States. Trump got electoral support from an overwhelming majority of white evangelical Christians. How could these groups of Evangelical Christians embrace Trump’s candidacy? How is the alliance between the president and these Christian groups manifested? Is Trump a Christian president?

Time and place: Dec. 19, 2018 12:00 PM4:00 PM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Wally V. Cirafesi  will defend his doctoral dissertation: "John within Judaism: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Shaping of Jesus-Oriented Jewishness in the Fourth Gospel"  for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) at the Faculty of Theology.

Time and place: Dec. 19, 2018 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

"John within Hellenism? A critical assessment of recent arguments for locating the Gospel of John within a Greco-Roman conceptual and cultural framework (philosophy, imperial discourse, literary genre, Greek language, etc.)."

Time and place: Nov. 30, 2018 12:00 PM4:00 PM, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9, Auditorium U40

Dominic Amonzem will defend his doctoral dissertation: "Gendering Marriage: Exploring Kasena Marriage Practices in North-East Ghana"  for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) at the Faculty of Theology.

Time and place: Nov. 30, 2018 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9, Auditorium U40

"Interrogating gender and religion through seniority, language and liminality in Kasena marriage rituals (Northern Ghana)".

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: Oct. 22, 2018Oct. 26, 2018, NTNU, Trondheim

An interdisciplinary seminar for PhD students within the fields of the Humanities, Theology and Law, October 22-26, 2018. 

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2018Sep. 27, 2018, Professorboligen, Karl Johans Gate 47, 0162 Oslo

Formatting Nonreligion in Late Modern Societies - Institutional and Legal Perspectives

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Time and place: Aug. 13, 2018 11:00 AMAug. 15, 2018 1:00 PM, Lysebu

From its inception in 1981, the Nordic Patristics Meeting has become an important academic tradition for scholars and students working in the field of Early Christian Studies in the Nordic countries. August 13–15, 2018, Nordic scholars will again convene for the meeting's tenth installment, this time hosted by the University of Oslo at beautiful Lysebu just outside Oslo city centre for three days of papers on the topic of monasticism.

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Time and place: June 4, 2018 12:00 PMJune 8, 2018 1:00 PM, University of Oslo, Oslo

How does knowledge of authors and their intentions affect the interpretation of the texts we study? What is the significance of the intentionality of a text or its author? Is the author’s intention a valid concern? Questions of authorship and intention are central to textual scholarship, and this interdisciplinary seminar explores the role of authorship and intention from a wide range of perspectives, with topics ranging from author museums and genetic manuscript studies, to probability designs, legislative intent, epistemology and ethics.

Time: Mar. 12, 2018Mar. 16, 2018

This interdisciplinary seminar explores the interplay between authority, power, and textual interpretation from a wide range of perspectives and academic fields. The themes range from ancient philosophical commentaries to modern international law, from Latin inscriptions in ancient Rome to contemporary fundamentalism and conspiracy theories.

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.

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Time and place: Oct. 16, 2017 12:00 PMOct. 20, 2017 1:00 PM, University of Bergen

ATTR Fall term seminar at the University of Bergen

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 9:15 AM11:30 AM, Theological Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Professor Dr. Thomas Kaufmann and Professor Dr. Yvonne Sherwood are new honorary doctors at the University of Oslo, Faculty of Theology. They will both give a lecture in a seminar with the topic "Afterlife of the reformation. Biblical reception and cultural impact".   The seminar is open to everyone. Welcome!

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Time and place: June 12, 2017June 16, 2017, Norwegian School of Theology, Oslo

ATTR summer School in Oslo at the Norwegian School of Theology (MF), with field trips to the National Library and the Opera.

Time and place: Apr. 20, 2017Apr. 24, 2017, University Library - Georg Sverdrup

The International Academy of Practical Theology (IAPT) is a scientific community dedicated to the the study of and critical reflection on practical theological thought and action. At present, IAPT has members from over 20 countries.