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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF THEOLOGY

M.St. in the Study of Religion

Under the provisions of paper (e) for the M.St. in the Study of Religion (Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 667), the Board of the Faculty of Theology hereby gives notice that Hinduism has been approved as option (e) for examination in 2002, and thereafter, until further notice.

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and, where appropriate, of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by divisional and faculty boards will come into effect on 19 October.

1 Social Sciences Board

M.Phil. in Development Studies

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 528, delete ll. 18–22 and substitute:

`(ii) The Indian Political Economy

Population and human resources; the economics of the sex ratio; the work force; the Indian agrarian question and the technical transformation of agriculture; industrialisation—the evolution of corporate capital, petty production and industrial districts; trade, markets, and the informal economy; poverty and anti-poverty policy; the Indian state and the limits to planned development; liberalisation and globalisation and their impact on the Indian economy.'

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2 Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature

Honour School of English Language and Literature

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2000, p. 199, l. 10, delete `Friday' and substitute `Tuesday'.

2 Ibid., p. 202, l. 27, delete `Friday' and substitute `Tuesday'.

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3 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

Honour School of Oriental Studies

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2000, p. 444, l. 48, after `Chinese' insert `*'.

2 Ibid., p. 453, l. 3, after `Talmuds' insert `1'.

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4 Board of the Faculty of Theology

(a) Preliminary Examination in Theology

With effect from 1 October 2001 (for first examination in 2002)

In Examination Decrees, 2000, p. 114, in the footnote, delete `Revised Standard Version' and substitute `New Revised Standard Version'.

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(b) Honour School of Theology

(i) With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2000, p. 526, l. 37, and p. 528, l. 31, in both cases delete `(40)' and substitute `(39)'. 2 Ibid., delete p. 532, l. 20–p. 533, l. 2, and substitute:

`(15) Judaism I: The Formation of Rabbinic Judaism

This paper examines the history of rabbinic Judaism from the first century ce to the Renaissance against the background of the societies in which it flourished.

(16) Judaism II: Judaism in History and Society

This paper examines the nature of modern Judaism against the background of recent history, including such topics as: the impact on Jewish thought and society of the Enlightenment and the Emancipation; the growth of Hasidism in the eighteenth and Reform in the nineteenth century; responses to the Holocaust, to the establishment of the State of Israel, and to the women's movement.

This paper may only be offered by candidates also offering paper 15.'

3 Ibid., p. 538, delete ll. 8–44.

4 Ibid., l. 45, delete `(35)' and substitute `(34)', l. 50, delete `(36)' and substitute (35)', p. 539, l. 30, delete `(37)' and substiutte `(36)', p. 540, l. 17, delete `(38)' and substitute `(37)', l. 39, delete `(39)' and substitute `(38)', l. 49, delete `(40)' and substitute `(39)', and p. 541, l. 8, delete `(41)' and substitute `(40)'.

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(ii) With effect from 1 October 2003 (for first examination in 2004)

In Examination Decrees, 2000, p. 526, l. 40, p. 534, l. 10 and l. 13, and p. 536, l. 4 and l. 32, in each case delete `Revised Standard Version' and substitute `New Revised Standard Version'.

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(c) Postgraduate Diploma in Theology

With effect from 1 October 2001 (for first examination in 2002)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2000, p. 995, l. 7, delete the associated footnote.

2 Ibid., ll. 8–9, delete `Revised Standard Version' and substitute `New Revised Standard Version'.

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