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Rosemarie van den Breemer will defend her doctoral dissertation: "Governing Cemeteries: State Responses to the New Diversity in The Netherlands, Norway and France" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.
"Governing Religious Diversity in 21st century Europe: A Critical Assessment of the Relationships between Secularism, Nation-State, and Religion"
The relationship between religion and modernity is complex. Through the works of J. Habermas and W. Benjamin, Professor Wenzel will discuss and explore the emerging potential for a constructive reevaluation of this relationship.
Co-sponsored by the Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study, the Department of Anthropology, University of California Berkeley, the Faculty of Theology and the Department of Anthropology University of Oslo, and the Graduate Theological Union
A circumcised male Jew seeking to evade capture and death in Nazi-occupied Europe by concealing his identity faced an ever-present threat. The scholarly literature on Jews in hiding, however, only makes passing mention of the threat posed by the uncovered circumcised penis.
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.
Christian preaching and teaching often presents Judaism as xenophobic, legalistic and obsessed with ritual purity, elitist and money-loving, militaristic, and misogynist.
A seminar for PhD students within the fields of the Humanities, Law and Theology. The seminar is free of charge, and travel expenses, will be covered.
Marketization denotes the historical process whereby a market logic provide a means of thinking about social institutions and individuals. It is a process where economistic thinking has come to permeate spheres traditionally considered non-economic. Has a market logic become a dominating cultural ethos in Church of Sweden and Church of Norway?
Catherine Cornille is Professor of Comparative Theology, Boston College
Paula Jean Tutty will defend her doctoral dissertation: "The Monks of the Nag Hammadi Codices: Contextualising a Fourth Century Monastic Community" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.
"The role of monasticism in shaping Jerusalem into a Holy City and goal for pilgrims".
Across Northern Europe, Christianity is on the decline. Established churches, especially Protestant and Catholic, are losing members on a massive scale.
Judaism, Christianity and Islam are often thought to privilege words over images, and even to be hostile towards portraying the divine. This book shows that in reality the situation is much more complex.
A seminar with Dr Mohammed Hashas - Senior Research Fellow, FSCIRE-La Pira Center for Islamic Studies, Palermo, Italy.
Welcome to ONTEC-lecture with professor Bernadette Brooten, Brandeis University, USA
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.
"The Book of Chronicles: Rewritten History?"
Welcome to a guest lecture within the field of liturgical theology by Dr. Brian Butcher. In this lecture, Butcher will present material from his recent book Liturgical Theology After Schmemann: An Orthodox Reading of Paul Ricoeur.
How can Christianity be a voice of queerness within our society? Hear scholars and activists discuss this question.
Niels Valdemar Vinding presents his theoretical frame for the research of his ‘Imams of the West’ research project. It is an exploratory analysis of the institutional and epistemic authority of imams, which is framed as a typology.
The Oslo Lectures in New Testament and Early Christian Studies proudly presents Dr. Holger Zellentin, Lecturer in Classical Rabbinic Judaism at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.