Department of Theology and Religion

QS World University Rankings Top 50 - Theology, Divinity & Religious StudiesThe Department of Theology and Religion has an outstanding international reputation, spanning the formation and development of the foundational texts and manuscripts of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to their interpretation in feminist, ethical, theological, philosophical and environmental perspectives, with specialisms in Sikhism, interfaith engagement, and the study of lived religion and its impact on society. It is at the interface of religion and society that teachers and researchers have made a wider impact, and changed the way governments and public bodies nationally and internationally engage with faith communities, including during the Covid pandemic.

 

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Posted 30 September 2021

Goodbye to CATENA staff

After three years working as postdoctoral research fellows on the ERC CATENA project, Dr Georgi Parpulov and Dr Panagiotis Manafis are leaving ITSEE to take up new academic positions.

Posted 29 September 2021

Chiara Coppola awarded PhD

Chiara Coppola has been awarded a doctorate for her thesis on "A New Analysis of the Scholia Photiana in the Pseudo-Oecumenian Catena Tradition."

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