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Paper descriptions

Paper descriptions overview

Below are the papers for 2016/17. The papers on offer may vary from year to year, depending on the availability of staff to teach them. By varying the content of the programme you will have the opportunity to studying new and interesting papers, taught by leading researchers in their field. 

Brief paper descriptions

Below, and from the menu on the left, you will find a brief introduction to each paper, divided into years (called Parts).

Detailed paper descriptions for 2016-2017

For a more in-depth look at each paper, please see the detailed paper descriptions:

Prescribed topics and set texts

Many of the set texts are available electronically in the Faculty's VLE, CamTools (login required), along with reading lists, lecture notes, and other course information.

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Film Competition Winners Announced

Feb 27, 2017

School students demonstrated their passion for the subject in creative and sensitive films for the 2016 Cambridge Religion on Film Competition.

Research news: astrobiology, and Zion in South Africa

Feb 24, 2017

Read about exciting research in the Faculty of Divinity, with three lecturers currently away on research trips in very different places, looking at very different things.

New book to encourage sixth-formers to consider studying theology

Feb 23, 2017

Stephen Cherry, The Dean of King’s College, Cambridge has this week published a book, 'God-Curious: Asking Eternal Questions'.

Open Afternoon for potential applicants

Feb 20, 2017

The next Open Afternoon for our undergraduate course is on Monday 24th April. Bookings now open!

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