University of Pretoria hosts International Dead Sea Scrolls Conference
Posted on May 24, 2021
The Department of Old Testament and Hebrew Scriptures in the Faculty of Theology and Religion recently hosted an international virtual Qumran conference.
New Publications from the Department of Old Testament and Hebrew Literature
Posted on March 09, 2021
The Department is pleased to announce the recent publication of several significant works by its many scholars, researchers and lecturers.
Theology alumnus one of M&G's 200 Young South Africans
Posted on October 05, 2020
The Faculty of Theology and Religion would like to extend its congratulations to Dr Lerato Mokoena, who has been included in the Education category of the Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans list.
Exodus Motifs in the Old Testament and Hebrew Literature
Posted on October 05, 2020
From 9 to 11 September 2020, the Department of Old Testament and Hebrew Literature in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria hosted a virtual conference.
Sexuality scrutinised during Old Testament conference
Posted on October 02, 2018
The Department of Old Testament Studies hosted its eighteenth ProPent conference from 1 to 3 September 2018.
Old Testament Studies convenes international specialists at seminar
Posted on September 06, 2018
The Department of Old Testament Studies in UP’s Faculty of Theology and Religion hosted the ProPsalms and ProProphets Seminar 2018 on 30 and 31 August.
Psalms, Prophets and (In)Justice
Posted on October 31, 2017
The Department of Old Testament Studies in UP’s Faculty of Theology hosted a conference on 31 August and 1 September 2017, with the theme Psalms, Prophets and (In)Justice.
Theology hosts international multidisciplinary congress on land
Posted on October 05, 2016
The Faculty of Theology promoted multidisciplinary conversation on land when it hosted a conference, themed ‘Land: Texts, Narratives and Practices’
Faculty of Theology honours Old Testament scholar with honorary doctorate
Posted on October 10, 2016
The Department of Old Testament Studies in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria conferred an honorary doctoral degree on Prof Willem AM Beuken, Emeritus Professor at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, in September 2016.
Theology extraordinary professor elected as an 'académicien plein'
Posted on February 17, 2016
Prof Thomas Römer was elected as an 'académicien plein' to France's prestigious Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres.
Groundbreaking conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls hosted at UP
Posted on June 05, 2015
The Dead Sea Scrolls for the first time received exclusive attention at a South African conference when the Department of Old Testament Studies in UP’s Faculty of Theology hosted a Qumran Conference on 28 and 29 May 2015.
Psalm 104 discussed over international video conference
Posted on July 01, 2013
The Department of Old Testament Studies at UP
Recognition given to emeritus professors
Posted on March 21, 2013
On 15 March, the Department of Old Testament Studies in the Faculty of Theology gave academic recognition to Proff Bart Oberholzer and Andries Breytenbach for their contribution to the Department and for their pioneering work in the field of Bible transla
ProPent held in tranquility
Posted on September 16, 2011
The Faculty of Theology presented its eleventh ProPent seminar earlier this month. The event took place at Bass Lake Country Lodge.
Annual ProPsalm seminar held
Posted on September 15, 2011
The annual ProPsalm seminar was held on 25 to 26 August at the Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, and saw a host of international speakers.