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.

Simon Oliver, Head of Department

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New video available to view now - Why Study New Testament Hymns with Peter WattsDr Peter Watts points out that embedded in many of the earliest Christian documents, such as the letters in the New Testament, there are pieces of poetry that were likely to have been hymns originally, sung by the followers of Jesus when they gathered. And, these hymns, often addressed to Christ, may have played an important role in the development of Christian doctrine.

Midlands3Cities Nottingham Masters Studentships

We have14 Research Preparation Masters studentships for study commencing September 2015. These awards are available to outstanding students from the UK and EU who wish to pursue a Masters degree (MA or MRes) at the University of Nottingham in any area of the Arts and Humanities and areas eligible for AHRC funding in Law and Social Sciences.

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Faculty of Arts postgraduate open day

Learn more about our extensive range of masters and research courses available in the Faculty of Arts

Disease, Disability and Medicine in Medieval Europe Conference

06 - 07/12/2014
University of Nottingham (NG7 2RD)
The 8th annual conference of Disease, Disability and Medicine in Medieval Europe, co-hosted by the Institute for Medieval Research, University of Nottingham, and the Homo Debilis Creative Unit, University of Bremen. Call for papers deadline 15 August 2014.

Ephiphanies of the Divine in the Septuagint and the New Testament: Mutual Perspectives

14 - 17/05/2015
University of Nottingham
The Centre for Bible, Ethics and Theology will be hosting the 5th international symposium of the Corpus Judaeo-Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti in May 2014.

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Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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