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 Featured Video

New video available to view now - #AskATheologian; What's in the name, 'Jesus Christ'?: Prof Tom O'Loughlin looks at the name 'Jesus Christ.' Most people think this is just a first name-plus-last name, so we discuss 'what Christ said' or the 'time of Christ', but the use of the word 'Christ' (the Greek word 'christos' means 'anointed') is a religious declaration by his disciples of their belief.

Postgraduate study trip to the Holy Land

Prof Roland Deines led a group of postgraduates on a study trip to the Holy Land in late March. Read more...

Teaching Associate post available

Applications are invited for a Teaching Associate position in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. This full-time post teaching Jewish Studies and Religious Studies at undergraduate and postgraduate level is on a fixed-term contract from September 2015 to June 2018.

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Upcoming events

V. International Symposium of the Corpus Judaeo-Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti

14 - 16/05/2015
NCTL Learning and Conference Centre, Nottingham
The Centre will be hosting the 5th international symposium of the Corpus Judaeo-Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti.

Research Seminar

B7 Hemsley
Prof Salvador Ryan, Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Faculty of Theology (St Patrick's College, Maynooth): 'Theologies of Christ's Passion and Death in the Religious Verse of Irish Bardic Poets'

Research Seminar

B7 Hemsley
Prof Anthony Milton, Department of History (University of Sheffield): 'England's Second Reformation'

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Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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