The School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion includes the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Theology and Religion. It offers a variety of forward-thinking undergraduate and postgraduate study opportunities. It is home to a dynamic and friendly community of staff and students, pursuing original research on a wide range of topics.
16 March 2022
The 1COR project will significantly advance work on the text of the Pauline Epistles in multiple languages.
15 February 2022
Current student Jack discusses his favourite things about studying Philosophy at Birmingham
14 February 2022
Professor Andrew Davies talks to BBC Radio 4's Sunday programme about religion and public art.
Professor Al Wilson writes for The Conversation
11 February 2022
Watch Professor Al Wilson's Inaugural Lecture.
07 February 2022
The Harvard Divinity School Bulletin showcases the introduction of Jocelyne Cesari's new book, We God's People: Christianity, Islam and Hinduism in the World of Nations.
Jocelyne Cesari and Tobias Cremer discuss the relationship between religion and populism, and how this relationship is affecting the politics of Europe and the United States.
01 February 2022
Kirsty, BA Philosophy, Religion and Ethics student, explored the breath-taking Norwegian landscape, travelling to Oslo for her year abroad.
27 January 2022
Middle-class people are more educated, which means that – in the case of Islam – they are more miseducated too.
24 January 2022
Lisa Bortolotti has been interviewed by Shayla Love for the Vice on the differences between beliefs in conspiracy theories and delusions in psychosis.
A survey led by the University of Birmingham says people from middle and upper-class occupational groups are more likely to hold prejudiced views of Islam than people from working class occupational groups
Th report highlights the pervasiveness of Islamophobia and shows that Islamophobia comes in two varieties, racial and religious, with the 'religious' form of Islamophobia being more common among the UK's middle classes.
How we are exploring issues of climate through the arts, humanities and law.
The College of Arts and Law is placed 67th in the Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, making it one of the best places for study and research in this field globally.