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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Application deadline for 2016 entry: 26 April


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Beyond the analytic-continental divide: Theology and Philosophy workshop

At the recent Centre of Theology and Philosophy workshop Metaphysics: First Philosophy after the Analytic-Continental Divide on 7 May 2016, members from the two departments of Philosophy and Theology and Religious Studies came together to discuss the status of metaphysics across the analytic-continental division in philosophy, bringing together scholars of a diverse range of philosophical traditions and expertise.

Lecture: Muslims in Europe - Opportunities and Challenges

Muslims in Europe- Opportunities and Challenges Lecture. A public lecture presented by Professor Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at the American University, Washington DC, and former High Commissioner of Pakistan to the UK. In conjunction with the Karimia Institute's trust building project: 'A forum of mutual trust, peace and reconciliation in British society through better understanding of each other'.

Alison Milbank and Jem Bloomfield appear on BBC debate

Dr Alison Milbank from the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, and Dr Jem Bloomfield from the School of English appeared on the BBC's The Big Questions.

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Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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