The Department of Theology and Religion has an outstanding international reputation, spanning the formation and development of the foundational texts and manuscripts of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to their interpretation in feminist, ethical, theological, philosophical and environmental perspectives, with specialisms in Sikhism, interfaith engagement, and the study of lived religion and its impact on society. It is at the interface of religion and society that teachers and researchers have made a wider impact, and changed the way governments and public bodies nationally and internationally engage with faith communities, including during the Covid pandemic.
17 March 2021
Dr Haifaa Jawad writes for the Australian Institute of International Affairs.
10 March 2021
Jocelyne Cesari argues that the sacred Temple Mount is central to the sacredness of the nation for Israelis and Palestinians for the Journal of Law, Religion and Society, March 2 2021
05 March 2021
Jocelyne Cesari writes for Politics Today, 4 March 2021
02 March 2021
The Ghost Words: Reading the Past exhibition at Cambridge University Library, in conjunction with the AHRC Codex Zacynthius Project, is open from Monday 1 March 2021.
25 February 2021
In this post of February 25 2021, for the LSE blog, Professor Jocelyne Cesari writes about religious nationalism in Israel and Turkey.
24 February 2021
Anna Persig, an M4C scholarship holder, has been awarded a doctorate for her thesis on "The Vulgate text of the Catholic Epistles: Its Language, Origin and Relationship with the Vetus Latina."
11 February 2021
PhD student in the Department of Theology and Religion, Joseph Scales has won the Routledge Philip R. Davies Early Career Publication Award 2021 for an exceptional research paper.
10 February 2021
To mark the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Carissa Sharp and Stephen H. Jones explore the reasons why initiatives in this area are needed and consider their current limitations.
03 February 2021
Twenty-one unpublished academic papers by Professor J. Neville Birdsall have now been released in the University of Birmingham ePapers repository.
15 January 2021
Yujin Nagasawa writing on World Religion Day
13 January 2021
Jocelyne Cesari's key note lecture at the University of Utrecht on 2 December 2020 is now available to download.
17 December 2020
Karen Wennell writes about ethical consumption at Christmas, and why Christmas is as much an opportunity for change as a traditional celebration
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