News

Lucy Pick, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Senior Lecturer in the History of Christianity, published her first novel, Pilgrimage, this summer. The most recent issue of The University of Chicago Magazine looks at how Professor Pick's study of medieval Europe became a wellspring of hi
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
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."
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."
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.  
As part of the New Faces of Ministry Tour 2014, third-year MDiv student Erika Dornfeld spent three weeks in June and July visiting camps, campus ministries, universities, volunteer corps, and NGOs to share her experiences of theological education, new and emerging forms of ministry, and the connection between faith and serv
Video of the Divinity School's Diploma, Hooding, and Awards Ceremony at the 519th Convocation is now available.
A new issue of History of Religions, edited by Divinity School faculty and published by the University of Chicago Press, is now available.  
Effective July 1, 2014 Richard B. Miller and Karin Krause will join us in Swift Hall.
The Divinity School is pleased to announce that Sara-Jo Swiatek, MA student and  President of the Divinity Students Association (DSA), was awarded with a Campus Life and Leadership Award.

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