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Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies (CARTS)

Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies (CARTS)

The Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies (CARTS) was part of the Faculty of Divinity of the University of Cambridge until its closure on 30 September 2013. The main work of the Centre consisted of running research projects as listed below. The Centre also hosted Visiting Fellows who stayed for periods of a few months to a year to work on a particular piece of research.


  • Psychology and Religion Research Group (PRRG)
  • Investigating Atheism (PRRG)
  • Mapping the Jewish Communities of the Byzantine Empire (MJCBE)
  • Transforming Business (Dr Peter Heslam)
  • The Semantics of Ancient Hebrew Database Project (SAHD)
  • Greek Bible in Byzantine Judaism
  • The Dharam Hinduja Institute of Indic Research
  • The Christianity in Asia Project
  • The Currents in World Christianity Project
  • The Jewish Roots of Eastern Christian Worship Project
  • The Figure of Wisdom in Patristic Literature
  • The Dictionary of Jewish-Christian Relations
  • Religion and Gender
  • The Future of the Study of Theology and the Religions
  • The Exegetical Encounters between Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity


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New Regius Professor of Divinity Appointed

Mar 05, 2015

Professor Ian McFarland has been appointed as Regius Professor of Divinity.

Theology, Religious Studies and Philosophy Summer School

Feb 24, 2015

The residential summer school is running from 20-24 July 2015. Bookings are open until 9 March.

2015 Yerushah Lecture: 'That Precious Strand of Jewishness That Challenges Authority.'

Feb 19, 2015

The 2015 Yerushah Lecture will take place at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 March, in the Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, West Road.

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