News

Wendy Doniger to deliver Yale's Terry Lectures

Wendy Doniger, the Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religion; also in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, the Committee on Social Thought, and the College, will deliver a series of lectures on The Manipulation of Religion by the Sciences of Politics and Pleasure in Ancient India at Yale

Wednesday Lunch with Margaret M. Mitchell

Our Wednesday Lunch program – open to all! – kicks off the year on October 1st with Margaret M. Mitchell, Dean of the Divinity School and the Shailer Mathews Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature, speaking on "Teaching Religion and the First Amendment: The Case of the Hobby Lobby Bible Curriculum."

Don G. York to Deliver 2014 Nuveen Lecture

Donald G. York, the Horace B. Horton Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics in the Department  of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Enrico Fermi Institute, and the College, has been selected to deliver the Divinity School's John Nuveen Lecture for 2014. The title of his lecture will be "It is Not the Heat, It is the Humility: The Limits of Knowledge."

Meet the Fellows

Our 2014 Marty Center Fellows represent the Marty Center's emphasis on global interactions and religion. We asked them what they hoped to accomplish this year as Fellows.  Read their answers.  

The Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion


Religion and Culture Web Forum
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  Upcoming Conferences

(October 5 and 6) The Cultural Politics of German-Jewish Hermeneutics
(October 14)  Thinking with Paul Ricoeur