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The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion was established in 2014 to enhance the public understanding of religion regionally, nationally and internationally through distinctive, strategic and engaged interdisciplinary research. We deliver innovative, interdisciplinary, impact-driven and internationally-excellent research exploring the significance of religious belief and practice for public and professional life, working with faith communities and policy makers to develop informed agendas for social transformation.
Posted 12 December 2018
Last month, Dr Katherine Brown (Department of Theology & Religion) was a panellist at a Cambridge Union discussion on the role of women in terror.
A live performance by renowned visual performance artist Rachel Gadsden, with composer Freddie Meyers and Syrian oud player Rihab Azar, at the Misk Art Festival in October 2018 was inspired by Dr Yafa Shanneik's (Department of Theology & Religion) research project on Iraqi and Syrian refugee women.
Posted 05 December 2018
Professor Candida Moss reports for The Daily Beast on recent claims that a ring discovered in the late 1960s may have belonged to Pontius Pilate, the fifth prefect of the Roman province of Judea from roughly 26-36 A.D and the man responsible for passing final judgment on Jesus.
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