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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31 March 2020

Online seminar launched by IGNTP

The International Greek New Testament Project will be running an online seminar from May 2020 entitled "Text-Critical Thursdays".

13 February 2020

Call for papers: Multiple Religious Belonging

We invite proposals for short papers on the theme of Multiple Religious Belonging. We hope to hear from a range of perspectives and about many possible combinations. The call for papers is now open

10 February 2020

CATENA consultation in Brussels

The ERC-funded CATENA project held a consultation day at the University of Birmingham's Brussels Office on 7th February.

31 January 2020

Retirement of David Parker

Today marks the retirement of Professor David Parker OBE and the conclusion of the Codex Zacynthius Project at ITSEE

28 January 2020

Francis Davis launches major Rwanda study

Study - 'Ageing in Rwanda: Challenges for Church, State and Nation ' - is collaboration between the University of Birmingham's Cadbury Centre and Tearfund

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