Rejoice, Dear Zion!
Professor Magnar Kartveit has written a new book entitled Rejoice, Dear Zion! In this forthcoming publication he discusses the phrase "Daughter of Zion" from a linguistic point of view, using methaphor theory and irony as tools. The book will be published by de Gruyter, june 2013.
Lutheran spirituality and the christian church
Professor Knut Alfsvåg's article "Luthersk spiritualitet: Om lære og liv i den éne, kristne kirke" has been published in Dansk tidsskrift for teologi og kirke.
Lectures on Judaism by guest professor
From April 29 to May 7 guest professor Dr. Daniel Stein Kokin will visit the School of Mission and Theology to teach the course "Introduction to Rabbinic Judaism".
New book by Tomas Sundnes Drønen
Professor Tomas Sundnes Drønen has written the book "Pentecostalism, Globalisation, and Islam in Northern Cameroun", recently published by Brill.
PhD thesis on Somali ecclesiology
Frank Ole Thoresen – Lecturer in Missiology, Fjellhaug International University College - has defended his PhD thesis in a public disputation on August 30.
Ruben Ngozo (Cameroon) has defended his PhD thesis
Rev Ruben Ngozo - lecturer in New Testament studies, Lutheran Institute of Theology, Meiganga, Cameroon - defended his PhD thesis in a public disputation on August 24.
Semester Opening Ceremony 15 August
The School of Mission and Theology marks the opening of a new academic year by a ceremony in the Aula on the 15th of August 11 AM. There will also be an opening service in Kampen church at 10 AM. All students are welcome!
Grants for exchange
The School of Mission and Theology has been awarded several Erasmus-grants for the academic year 2012/2013. Students planning to go on exchange are encouraged to apply for the grants.
Friendship across Borders
– MHS as a global node can work to tear down walls between people of different backgrounds, says Degefe Benti, master student in theology.
The MHS Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday 15th of June at MHS.
– I let God plan my life, says Holiharifetra Rakotondramiadara. She is a master student in theology at the School of Mission and Theology (MHS).
Prof. Niels Henrik Gregersen to visit MHS
The Danish professor in Systematic Theology, Niels Henrik Gregersen, University of Copenhagen, will visit MHS on March 8-9, participating at a seminar for PhD students.
Semester Opening Ceremony January 12th
The School of Mission and Theology (MHS) marks the opening of a new semester with a ceremony in the Aula on the 12th of January at 12:00 AM. Speeches will be given by Rector Bård Mæland and also by leaders of the Student Board. Bishop Ingeborg Midttømme, from the Diocese of Møre, is visiting the School and will on the occasion greet both students and teachers. Students who fullfilled their degrees in the fall semester of 2011 will at the ceremony receive their diplomas.
Lectures and devotions will commmence already on Monday 9 January.
Announcement of PhD fellowship in theology
The MHS School of Mission and Theology hereby announces one PhD fellowship in theology. The fellowship is expected to focus on migrant churches/congregations in Norwegian (or European) contexts. Deadline for applications is April 15, 2012.