School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion

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.

 

PTR NEWS

10 September 2021

The ethics of beauty on Fat Mascara podcast

Why has beauty become so important to our society? Is looks-based discrimination, or lookism, as bad as sexism or racism? Why do beauty and wellness companies use moral language to sell products?

09 September 2021

20 Years On: 9/11

Radio interview of Jocelyne Cesari on September 8 on ABC Australia, about the twenty anniversary of 9/11 and the political and religious significance of the last two decades.

12 July 2021

New Greek Commentary identified by CATENA Project

Dr Georgi Parpulov and Dr Panagiotis Manafis have published an article identifying a previously-unknown catena on the Gospel according to Matthew preserved in five pages of a ninth-century manuscript in a Greek monastery

25 June 2021

Birmingham graduates awarded prestigious research awards

Valeria Motta, who works on loneliness and solitude, got a Society for Applied Philosophy post-doctoral grant; Federico Bongiorno, who works on delusion formation, got an Analysis Trust and Mind Association studentship.

31 May 2021

CATENA catalogue and database published

Dr Georgi Parpulov has published the first-ever catalogue of Greek New Testament catena manuscripts on behalf of the ERC-funded CATENA project. The underlying data has also been released in an online database.

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