Pope Benedict XVI prays in front of the image of Our Lady of Fatima after arriving to catholic Fatima shrine in central Portugal, May 12, 2010

No Curia for old age: the radical act of papal resignation

15 Feb 2013

Dr Sara Silvestri, a specialist in religion and politics and a Research Associate with the Von Hügel Institute, St Edmund’s College, examines the implications of the resignation of Benedict XVI for the institutional role of the pope and the future of the Catholic Church.

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Detail from the Book of Deer

Ten Commandments go digital

12 Dec 2012

Cambridge University Library is to release digital versions of some of the most significant religious manuscripts in the world - following on from last year’s release of Isaac Newton’s manuscripts and notebooks.

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Scene depicting a husband and wife accusing each other before a quadi (judge) from Les Makamat de Hariri (1054-1122). .

Encounters in medieval matrimony

17 May 2012

Scholars from five different institutions, and both Christian and Muslim backgrounds, will gather in Cambridge tomorrow to look at medieval Islamic marriage and how it was viewed by contemporary Christian travellers and polemicists.

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David Ford

Literature and Religion in Cheltenham

12 Oct 2011

Professor David Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity and Director of the Cambridge Inter-faith Programme, reflects on the first project in an exciting new venture, the Cambridge Coexist Programme.

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