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


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Our research


Latest news

New Head of School

Mark Pearce takes over as Head of the School of Humanities

Midlands3Cities Nottingham Masters Studentships for 2017 entry

Applications for Midlands3Cities funding for commencement of Masters study in 2017 are now open. These financial awards are for students wishing to pursue a full-time on-site Masters over a maximum period of one year.

PhD opportunity working with manuscripts and special collections

PhD opportunity working with manuscripts and special collections
New PhD studentship in the Faculty of Arts to study our manuscripts and special collections.

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Upcoming events

Research Seminar 22 Feb

B2 The Hemsley Building
Professor Susan Docherty: Rewriting the Exodus Narratives in a Hellenistic Context: A Model for Cultural and Religious Integration?

Biblical Seminar, 24 February 2017

Humanities Building
Meredith Warren - Transmitting Divine Knowledge through Taste: the Little Scroll in Revelation 10:8–10

Making it in Business: from arts to The Apprentice and beyond

A01 Highfield House
Rebecca Jeffery, Entrepreneur and Arts graduate, talks about how transferable her undergraduate skills were to a career in Marketing.

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Objects of belief

Sacred Calendar

Theologians in Conversation

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Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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