Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Theology: learning, teaching, research

As one of the leading theological departments in the UK we enjoy an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

We offer a range of stimulating courses reflecting academic expertise in areas including philosophy of religion and ethics, Christian theology and culture, biblical studies, religious history, Islam and Judaism.

Frances Knight, Head of Department

  • 30 June
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  • 15 September
  • 16 September

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East Africa emergency, fundraising bake sale, 27 March

Bake sale in Humanities on 27 March for the Disasters Emergency Committee

Sir Francis Hill Postrgraduate Scholarship for 2017 entry

One Sir Francis Hill Scholarship is available for the academic year 2017/18. This award is open to nominations from the Faculties of Social Sciences and Arts. Students with a conditional or an unconditional offer on a PhD research programme at the University of Nottingham, or who are currently in the first year of their PhD are eligible to apply.

Jon Hoover on BBC Radio Nottingham

Dr Jon Hoover speaks to BBC Radio Nottingham about a new translation of the Qu'ran

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Upcoming events

Biblical Seminar, 31 March 2017

Humanities Building
Johnny Rowlands - Historical Jesus Research and the Problem of Divine Activity

Biblical Seminar, 7 April 2017

Humanities Building
Casey Strine - Your Name Shall No Longer Be Jacob But Refugee: Involuntary Migration and the Development of the Ancestral Narrative

Sensing Divinity: Incense, religion and the ancient sensorium

23 - 24/06/2017
British School of Rome, Ecole francaise de Rome
For scholars working in archaeology, anthropology, cultural history, literature, art history, and the history of religion, as well as local artists and members of the public.

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Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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