Dag Øistein Endsjø

Professor - Religious Studies
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Phone +47 22854918
Mobile phone +47 99043311
Room 343 PAM
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Visiting address P.A. Munchs hus
Postal address Postboks 1010 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Endsjø er most know for his research on sex & religion and on how Greek beliefs in physical immortality and resurrection influenced early Christianity. He also works with various other fields, such as religion and popular culture, religion and human rights, religion and politics, religious and place, religion and gender, religious change, Greek religion, Christianity, and the history of the immortality in Western beliefs.

He is among Norway’s most translated academics with publications in twelve languages, as well as being one of the country's most prolific scholars in the public sphere with hundreds of more popular articles.

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  • Professor in the Study of Religion at the University of Oslo 2016-
  • Professor in the Study of Religion at the University of Bergen 2006-2017
  • Visiting scholar at Duke University 1999, UTS Columbia University 2003, San Francisco University 2006
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Ideas at the University of Oslo 2005-2006
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Ideas at the University of Oslo 2003-2004
  • Associate Professor in the Study of Religion at NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2003
  • Dr.art. in the History of Religion at the University of Oslo 2003
Tags: History of Religions, Christianity, Religion and gender, History of sexuality, Religion and politics, Human rights, Religion and popular culture, Antiquity, Popular Religion, Rituals, Death and immortality
Published Aug. 12, 2016 10:40 AM - Last modified Oct. 9, 2020 10:39 AM