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At this seminar PhD-students, postdocs and Master´s students at UiO and NMBU had the opportunity to create networks outside academia.
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?
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.
"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.)."
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.
The conference will investigate whether and to what extent religious knowledge in the form of textual traditions and rituals was accessible to and known by ordinary people beyond religious functionaries.
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.
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.
Professor Mary Evelyn Tucker is a pioneer in the field of religion and ecology, and this years Arne Næss Chair.
"Reflections on sexuality and race in South African faith communities".
Formatting Nonreligion in Late Modern Societies - Institutional and Legal Perspectives
A workshop with the lecturers of the 2018 Aasta Hansteen Lecture on Gender and Religion.
The workshop will be followed by a social gathering and informal dinner.
Professors Janet R. Walton and Claudio Carvalhaes, Union Theological Seminary, New York, give the 7th Aasta Hansteen Lecture on Gender and Religion: "Queering Christian Worship Services"
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"
The Middle Commentary on Aristotleʼs Nicomachean Ethics was written by the Muslim philosopher Ibn Rushd, in the west known as Averroes, in 1177. The original Arabic text is lost, but Frédérique Woerther has studied the extant Hebrew and Latin translations and will give a lecture on Averroes' modification of Aristotleʼs text, his motives and whom he addresses in this text.
How have theologians and grassroots individuals influenced the interpretations of Shi’a Islam in Iranian after the Revolution in 1979?
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.
Professor Leif E. Vaage is the second lecturer in the new series Oslo Lectures in New Testament and Early Christian Studies. Vaage is Professor of New Testament at Emmanuel college of Victoria University in the University of Toronto.