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Welcome to the Faculty of Divinity

The Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, is an international centre of excellence for study, teaching and research in Theology, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies, and the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics.

We are a strong academic community combining outstanding research with teaching for more than 300 students,  We are housed in a fine modern building, specially constructed in the round, adjacent  to related Faculties in the Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences, on the Sidgwick site in Cambridge.

A notable strength of the Faculty of Divinity is the great variety of backgrounds and nationalities of its staff and students.

Our programmes offer disciplined reflection on pressing religious, philosophical, ethical and theological questions, both historical and contemporary. Our degrees equip graduates to excel in a wide range of careers in a complex world of competing value.

The quality of our teaching programmes rests upon our research, the excellence of which is internationally recognised. We are home to scholars who are leading authorities in their subjects and to some major innovative research projects.

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Professor Catherine Pickstock has accepted election to the Norris-Hulse Professorship of Divinity

Mar 12, 2018

The faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Catherine Pickstock will be the new Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity with effect from October 1st 2018.

James Carleton Paget interviewed about the new film 'Mary Magdalene'.

Mar 08, 2018

Dr James Carleton Paget, the Faculty's Reader in Early Christianity and Ancient Judaism, was interviewed on March 4th by seventeen BBC local radio stations – from BBC Radio Cornwall to BBC Radio Newcastle – about his role as a script adviser for the new Universal Pictures' film 'Mary Magdalene'.

Dr Philip McCosker has been elected the next Vice Master of St Edmund's College.

Feb 28, 2018

The Faculty of Divinity is delighted to announce that Dr Philip McCosker has been elected the next Vice Master of St Edmund’s College in Cambridge from October 2018.

Ian McFarland to deliver the Croall Lectures in Christian theology

Feb 28, 2018

Ian McFarland, the Regius Professor of Divinity, will be delivering the Croall Lectures in Christian theology at the University of Edinburgh 30 April-3 May 2018

Undergraduate Open Day, April 23rd 2018: Bookings now open

Feb 26, 2018

Open day for students interested in the BA Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion.

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