Eschatology and Moral Order
March 31st –April 1st, 2014
Reason and Esotericism in Shi‘i Islam
April 4th, 2014
God: Theological Accounts and Ethical Possibilities
April 9-11, 2014
The Cultural Politics of German-Jewish Hermeneutics, 1750-1950
October 5-6, 2014
Widening the Circle: Theory & Identity in the Praxis of Solidarity (the 10th annual ministry conference)
Assyria in Israel, Judea, and the Levant
February 11, 26, and March 13, 2014
This lecture series comments on the political, social, and cultural impact of Assyria in the Levant, as identifiable in art, archaeology and text.
Thinking with Paul Ricoeur: Ethics
October 27, 2013
Just War Against Terror
October 17-18, 2013
"The Engaged Mind" conference series now presents the fourth and final conference, "Just War Against Terror: International Relations, Gender and the Challenge of Ethics.
Fair as the Moon, Terrible as an Army: Sexual Beings in Religious Community
April 19, 2013
The Ninth Annual Ministry Conference
This year's Annual Ministry Conference will address the complex and sensitive issue of sexuality and its relationship to communities of faith. Dr. Margaret Farley and Dr. Amy Frykholm, will speak to the impact of sexuality on communities of faith.
Public Events at Divinity with Randal Jelks
Theological Reflection and the Limits of Politics
October 4-5, 2012
The third of four conferences in the series "The Engaged Mind," reflecting on themes drawn from the work of Jean Bethke Elshtain. The series was underwritten by the McDonald Agape Foundation.
Archetype and Adaptation: Passover Haggadot from the Stephen P. Durchslag Collection
An exhibition, a lecture series, and a Wednesday Luncheon, all on the theme of haggadot.
Responding to the Call of the Sick: Religious Traditions and Health Professions Today
May 23 - 25, 2012
Inaugural National Conference on Medicine and Religion
Before Authority: Renegotiating Power and Religion
May 11-12, 2012
Co-sponsored by the Religion and Ethics workshop, the Theology workshop, the Divinity Students Association, and the Department of Political Science
On the Edge of Glory: Making Disciples in a "Secular" Age
Friday, April 13th, 2012
The Eighth Annual Divinity School Ministry Conference
The Matter of Israelite Religion
This four-part lecture series in 2011-12 highlighted material finds relevant to, and theoretical advances in, the study of ancient Israelite religion, with implications for biblical literature and ideas.
The Trials of Desire and the Possibility of Faith
Yale University, 22-24 March 2012
Cosponsored by the Martin Marty Center at the University of Chicago Divinity School
The State of American Jewish Belief Revisited
At the Edge of a Crisis or at a New Threshold?
Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cosponsored by the University of Chicago Center for Jewish Studies, the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion at the University of Chicago Divinity School, in collaboration with Spertus.