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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05 December 2022

India and the Rise of Islamophobia

Professor Jocelyne Cesari and Kalpana Jain, senior editor at the conversation discussed the reasons for the current rise of Islamophobia in India.

30 November 2022

Innovation in the arts at Birmingham

Exciting new degree programmes have launched in Law, English and History at the University’s campuses in Birmingham and Dubai.

30 November 2022

Alumna faith leader returns to campus

Alumna Shermara Fletcher (BA Drama and English Literature) was one of the faith leaders who spoke at HM The Queen’s funeral. She reflects on her recent visit.

07 November 2022

Epistemic Criteria of Delusionality

Professor Lisa Bortolotti has been invited to deliver the New Enlightenment Lecture at the University of Edinburgh on 18th November

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