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Helena Schmidt will defend her doctoral dissertation: “Eating No-Bodies: The paradox of disembodied hospitality. Looking through the meal lens at diaconal hospitality and embodied citizenship in Oslo”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.
Eir Andreas Ihlang Berg will defend their doctoral dissertation: “Becoming Queer Christians in Indecency. Exploring Queer Theologies of Peripheries”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.
Kaja Hagen will defend her doctoral dissertation: ““O holy cross, you are all our help and comfort”. Wonderworking Crosses and Crucifixes in Late Medieval and Early Modern Norway.”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.
The present global pandemic alters people’s lives in a wide range of ways. It also alters the religious landscape in novel and unpredictable manners.
In this seminar, Simone Kotva will be presenting work-in-progress from her book on mysticism and ecology, which focuses on case studies taken from the controversial tradition of early modern Enthusiasm and non-conformist spirituality, especially the work of Jeanne Guyon.
Lived religion is by now an established field in religious studies. Foregrounding experience as the central analytical key for understanding, interpreting and living religion, the field of lived religion comprises of multiple approaches and methodologies as well as a wide variety of topics.
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 a few texts, which can hardly be read as a cohesive narrative. This presentation is based on literary and historical observations.
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.
Ass. Prof. Petra Carlsson Redell, Stockholm School of Theology will give this years Aasta Hansteen Lecture on Gender and Religion