Preliminary Examination in Theology and Religion

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  • 1. The subjects of the Preliminary Examination for Theology and Religion shall be:

    • 1001 New Testament Greek 

    • 1002 Biblical Hebrew

    • 1003 Church Latin  

    • 1004 Qur’anic Arabic

    • 1005 Pali

    • 1006 Sanskrit

    • 1101 Introduction to the Study of the Bible

    • 1201 The Figure of Jesus through the Centuries

    • 1301 Religion and Religions

  • 2. All candidates must offer each of the following papers:

    • 1101 Introduction to the Study of the Bible

    • 1201 The Figure of Jesus through the Centuries

    • 1301 Religion and Religions

    All candidates must offer one from the following papers:

    • 1001 New Testament Greek 

    • 1002 Biblical Hebrew

    • 1003 Church Latin  

    • 1004 Qur’anic Arabic

    • 1005 Pali

    • 1006 Sanskrit

  • 3. A candidate shall be deemed to have passed the examination if they have satisfied the Examiners in all four subjects from the Preliminary Examination, provided they have passed in no fewer than three subjects at one and the same examination and in the other subject at that or a subsequent examination.

  • 4. In the case of candidates who have satisfied the Examiners in all four papers in a single examination, the Examiners may award a mark of distinction to those of special merit.

  • 5. Each paper will be examined by a three-hour written examination taken in Trinity term of the year of the Preliminary Examination.