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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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Teaching Associate in Patristics

Oct 19, 2020

The Faculty of Divinity invites applications for a new fixed-term appointment as Teaching Associate in the field of Patristics for nine months from 1 January 2021.

Dr Joseph Webster awarded a 2020 Philip Leverhulme Prize

Oct 19, 2020

The Faculty of Divinity’s Dr Joseph Webster has been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize. The prize is one of the most coveted awards for early career academics. It rewards emerging scholars whose work has already had an international impact and whose future career are exceptionally promising.

Impact Awards - Congratulations

Oct 12, 2020

Divinity's Dr Joe Webster, named runner-up in the Vice Chancellor's Research Impact and Engagement awards and Dr Naures Atto (AMES) former Divinity Research Associate runner-up in Early Career Researcher Award

Faculty successes

Sep 24, 2020

William Simpson, Research Associate in the Faculty, , has won an "Expanded Reason Award" for his doctoral thesis; Simeone Kotva, JRF, has seen her new book published; Katharine Dell's collected essays, along with additional unpublished essays, has just appeared last week at Oxford University Press

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