Enrol now for the second semester
Enrolments are now open for second semester papers.
The Challenge of Christian Animal Ethics: What does Christian faith mean for how we treat animals, especially in our use of them for food
Professor David Clough, Professor of Theological Ethics, University of Chester
Burns 1 Lecture Theatre
Wednesday 12 June
Faith Thinking short courses
* Faith Thinking is a joint venture between the Theology programme and a number of Dunedin churches. It is supported by Otago Continuing Education.
Finding Faith in”Secular” Times: What can we learn about Christian witness from the experiences of recent converts to Christianity?
Dr Lynne Taylor, Somerville Lecturer in Pastoral Theology, Theology Programme, University of Otago
Please note: This event has been postponed due to illness. It will be rescheduled for a later date.
Friday 26 July, 7-9pm and Saturday 27 July, 9.00am-12.30
Dunedin City Baptist Church, 19 Main S Rd, Concord, Dunedin
Is God Green - and what about us? An exploration of human responsibility in the care of the Earth
Rev Dr Selwyn Yeoman, Presbyterian Minister
Thursdays 8, 15, 22 Aug, 7.00-9.00pm
Burns 7 Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, University of Otago, Albany Street
Going Deeper into the Acts of the Apostles
Dr Deborah Bower, Director, SoulScape
Friday 6 September, 7:00pm – 9:00pm and
Saturday 7 September, 9:00am-12.30pm
Elim Church, 67 Harrow Street, Dunedin
Each course costs $20.
New Postgraduate Diploma and Master of Faith-Based Leadership and Management announced
In 2019, we launched a Postgraduate Diploma in Faith-Based Leadership and a Master of Faith-Based Leadership and Management.
Tuesday, 4 June 2019 12:40pm
With elements in their nation’s social, cultural and religious systems stacked against them, Samoan women still experience high rates of violence.
Thursday, 4 April 2019 1:51pm
One report covers how faith-based organisations can contribute to social change, and the other covers an historical and theological framework for reconciliation between mana whenua and later settlers in the Tauranga district.
Congratulations to Professor Murray Rae for winning the 2018 Ashton Wylie Mind Body Spirit Book Award for his book Architecture and Theology: The Art of Place, Baylor University Press (2017)
Department of Theology and Religion wins the 2016 Postgraduate Research Culture Excellence Award
The Department of Theology and Religion won the inaugural Cup for Excellence in Postgraduate Culture in a Large Department. The Cup was presented to Associate Professor Will Sweetman (HoD) at the Vice-Chancellor's Garden Party.
The purpose of the annual University of Otago Postgraduate Research Culture Excellence Award is to recognise and celebrate positive, creative, supportive and vibrant research communities developed by departments.
The Head of Theology and Religion Associate Professor Will Sweetman and the Director of the Centre for Sustainability (CSAFE) Dr Janet Stephenson accept University of Otago Postgraduate Research Culture Excellence awards on behalf of their Departments. They won Best Large Department and Best Small Department respectively.