Anne Hege Grung

Professor Anne Hege Grung, Faculty of Theology

Anne Hege Grung is Professor in Interreligious Studies at the Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo. Her research fields are Feminist hermeneutics in Muslim-Christian relations, Women and interreligious relations, Plural chaplaincy and spiritual care. Among her publications are Gender Justice in Muslim-Christian Readings. Women in Norway Making Meaning of Texts from the Bible, the Koran and the Hadith (Brill Rodopi 2016), ““Negotiating Gender Justice between State, Religion and NGOs: A Lebanese Case” (Religions, 2018 ,9), “Die Zwei Pluralismen: Positionen und Diskussionen in Norwegen”, in Peter L. Berger, Silke steets, Wolfram Weisse (Eds.) Zwei Pluralismen. Positionen aus Sozialwissenschaft und Theologie zu religiöser Vielfalt und Säkularität,  Münster: Waxmann 2017) “Transreligious Critical Hermeneutics and Gender Justice: Contested Gendered Spaces”, in Ulrich Winkler, Lidia Rodriguez Fernandez and Oddbjørn Leirvik (Eds.) Contested Spaces, Common Ground. Space and Power Structures in Contemporary Multireligious Societies (Brill Rodopi 2017). Grung is presently leading the Master program “Leadership, Ethics and Counselling”, she is chair of the European Society for Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies (ESITIS), and member of the steering group for the program unit Interfaith and Interreligious Studies in the American Academy of Religion. In 2021 she was elected chair of The Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights.



University of Oslo