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M.Phil. in Theology and Religious Studies, 2005: Special subjects and prescribed texts

The Faculty Board of Divinity give notice that they have selected the following special subjects and prescribed texts for the M.Phil. in Theology and Religious Studies in 2005 (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 486):

Paper 1.Old Testament
 Exodus 9-15; Amos 1-7; Qumran Community Rule (1QS), columns 5-8
Paper 2.New Testament
 This paper will not be offered in 2004-05.
Paper 3.Church history
 Set topic: Western concepts of the Church from Cyprian to Vatican II
 There are no set texts for this paper, but a reading list will be available in the Faculty Office at the beginning of the Michaelmas Term.
Paper 4.The Christian God
 Augustine, The Trinity (tr. Edmund Hill, The Works of Saint Augustine, Brooklyn: New City Press, 1991), Books V, VI, and VII; Bonaventura, Itinerarium mentis (in Deum, tr. E. Cousins, The Classics of Western Spirituality, London, 1978), 'The Soul's Journey into God'; S. T. Coleridge, Aids to Reflection (ed. J. Beer, London, 1993), pp. 160-188; Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics II/1, 'The Eternity and Glory of God' (Edinburgh, 1957), pp. 608-677.
Paper 5.Philosophy of religion
 Augustine, De Trinitate, Books IX and X (in The Trinity, ed. E. Hill, New York, 1991); Thomas Aquinas, De Veritate, Questions 1 and 2, in Disputed Questions on Truth (tr. R.W. Mulligan, Chicago, 1952); Nicholas of Cusa, On Learned Ignorance (ed. J. Hopkins, Minneapolis, 1981); Leibniz, Discourse on Metaphysicss (ed. R.N.D. Martin and S. Brown, Manchester, 1988); Berkeley, Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous (ed. H. Robinson, Oxford, 1996); Schelling, On Human Freedom (tr. J. Gutmann (Chicago, 1936); Donald McKinnon, The Problem of Metaphysics (Cambridge, 1974).
Paper 6.Psychology and religion
 There are no set texts for this paper, but a reading list will be available in the Faculty Office at the beginning of the Michaelmas Term.
Paper 7.World religions
 There are no set texts for this paper, but a reading list will be available in the Faculty Office at the beginning of the Michaelmas Term.
Paper 8.Issues and themes in world Christianity
 There are no set texts for this paper, but a reading list will be available in the Faculty Office at the beginning of the Michaelmas Term.

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Cambridge University Reporter 30 June 2004
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