Posts tagged with ‘Religion’

Sensing Divinity: Incense, religion and the ancient sensorium

This conference will explore the history of a medium that has occupied a pivotal role in Mesopotamian, Greek, Roman and Judeo-Christian religious tradition: incense.

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Histories of Religion and Sexuality, c. 1500 to the present

A conference for scholars working on the intersection of religion, gender, and sexuality.

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What is Catholicism? TheoSoc talk and Q&A

In line with the other successful talks on world religions, TheoSoc presents a talk about the oft-misunderstood largest denomination of Christianity. As with the others, the purpose of this talk is to introduce people of different faiths or of no faith to the denomination. This talk is not an attempt to convert others, it is only for those who want a better understanding.

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What is the Bahai Faith? An educational talk + Q&A

As the youngest independent world religion, originating in 1844 in Iran, many people worldwide are yet to encounter the Bahá’í Faith, while others know only its most basic aspects and history. This talk and the Q&A that follows will be conducted by Bernardo Kerr, a Bahá’í currently undertaking a PhD in theology and religious studies at the University.

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What is Islam? An educational talk + Q&A

Islam is relevant to so many current issues, and an accurate understanding of those issues requires an accurate understanding of Islam. The talk will cover the central tenets of Islam, its history and its denominations. There will be an extended question and answer session immediately after the talk during which sensitive and honest questions will be encouraged. It would be a great opportunity to ask a Muslim how, for instance, issues of women and the veil, jihad, and ISIS relate back (if at all) to Islamic theology.

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Staff and students to unveil Mansfield Quakers heritage trail

Staff and students from the Department of Theology and Religious Studies have contributed to an audio […]

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Is there such a thing a religious values? A Chaplaincy public lecture

Join The University of Nottingham Chaplaincy for a public lecture exploring multi-cultural British values. Taking place […]

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Is there such a thing as British values? A religious perspective

Join The University of Nottingham Chaplaincy for their public lecture, ‘Is there such a thing as British values? A religious perspective’. This lecture will be chaired by Revd Canon Dr Simon Oliver, Head of Theology and Religious Studies, and will feature a multi-faith group of speakers.

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