News and Events


  • New MA-course offered; Islam, Gender and Sexuality Dec. 3, 2015 9:13 AM

    Faculty of Theology, Spring 2016

  • New Master's Course Jan. 30, 2014 1:45 PM

    The new Master's course is now available online.

  • New Master's course Spring 2014 Dec. 13, 2013 7:50 PM

    In addition to the courses already announced for the Spring semester there will be yet another course taught in English for you to choose from here at The Faculty of Theology. We will return with more detailed information about the course in Januray.

  • Coptic Language and Reading Group Apr. 16, 2013 12:51 PM

    This group introduces participants to Sahidic Coptic, the language spoken and written by ancient Egyptians under the Roman empire and the time of Christianization. The group meets every Wednesday at 16:00 in the Faculty of Theology, room 309.

  • garden-of-eden-700 Second zoom-seminar: Nature and Ecology in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Sep. 1, 2020 3:00 PM

    In the scriptural traditions of the three ‘Abrahamic’ religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, nature is created by God. Nature as divine creation and human beings’ use and maintenance of it have played an important role in these three religious traditions from ancient times until today, and it has impacted the theological and ethical thinking, and religious practice of these three monotheistic religions.

  • photo-jarli-og-jordan-uio "Translation" Oct. 19, 2020 9:00 AM

    A seminar for PhD studens within the fields of the Humanities, Law and Theology. The seminar is free of charge, and travel expenses will be covered. The application deadline is September 1, 2020.

  • thomas-romer-250 Mowinckel lecture 2020: The mysteries of the Ark of the Covenant Oct. 30, 2020 10:00 AM

    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.

  • thomas-romer-250 Mowinckel Seminar: The political functions of the Abraham narrative Oct. 30, 2020 1:15 PM

    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 quite a few texts, which can hardly be read as a cohesive narrative. Based on literary and historical observations.