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Faculty of Divinity


Two dissertations, from a selection of submitted work at DivinityDissertations

Since 2015-16 we have started obtaining Part IIB dissertations - and we will aim to keep adding them in the coming years.

If you are interested in consulting these "sample dissertations":

Please be aware of the following conditions of use:

You are allowed to look at the sample dissertations if you agree to abide by the following conditions:

  1. Sample dissertations cannot be copied (this includes any medium: e.g. not using the Library photocopier, or a camera)
  2. Sample dissertations cannot leave the Divinity Library, and must be consulted at a desk near to the Issue Desk.
  3. Students are reminded that submitting their own dissertation with a title resembling those in the sample collection is unacceptable.
  4. Students are reminded of the University policy on plagiarism.
  5. This list will be passed to the Chair of the Teaching Committee, if requested.
  6. You will need to bring a valid blue University card, and any dissertation will be issued to you for 3 hours at a time.
  7. You will also need to sign that you will abide to follow the above.

The following, four sample dissertations (2019-20) are available electronically:

    • A feminist lens on Johannine and Graeco-Roman theories of generation.
    • Deuteronomic' cult centralisation and contradictions within the mode of production of late monarchic Judah.
    • Marian Theology in "The Power" by Naomi Alderman and "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood.
    • Meaning in absurdity: a paradox in the philosophy of Albert Camus.

Please email the Library for access.